Fire inside Attrans complex in Qormi brought under control

Fire engines dispatched to tackle a blaze at the Attrans complex on Mdina Road, Qormi

The plume of smoke was visible from several kilometres away
The plume of smoke was visible from several kilometres away

Emergency responders have successfully tackled a large fire inside the Attrans complex in the outskirts of Zebbug.

A large amount of flammable material, including tyres and fuel tanks had caught fire, reports say. The large plumes of black smoke which had engulfed the area were visible from a long distance away. 

In the end,10 fire trucks, three private water bowsers, 24 firefighters and eight volunteers were needed to bring the fire under control.

Earlier this afternoon, the police confirmed that there was a fire in the Mdina Road area, between Zebbug and Qormi. Emergency services went on site and had closed the road to traffic heading towards Qormi, they said.

No injuries were reported.

 

 

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