Man injured in fire in Funchal

A man, whose age was not possible to ascertain, was injured this morning, following a fire that broke out in a vacant house on Rua do Hospital Velho, next to the Freitas building, near the Mercado dos Lavradores.

The fire, which started at 4:15 am, mobilized 12 members of the Sapadores Firefighters from Funchal and 9 of the Madeiran Volunteer Firefighters to the site, who extinguished the flames with the support of 8 fire fighting vehicles.

The man had burns on his face, hands and feet and was transported by ambulance by Sappers to Dr. Nélio Mendonça Hospital.

From Diário Notícias

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