An LP gas leak and fire in a pipeline of Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) by a clandestine takeover, in the municipality of Cuautlancingo, Puebla, left six workers of the company wounded this morning.
Pemex workers, who were taken to a hospital for medical care, resulted in first-degree burns.
The leak was recorded in an unpopulated area, but state and federal authorities put in place emergency protocols.
#Actualización about #GasLp leak in Cuautlacingo, #Puebla.
The San Lorenzo and Ecological Peripheral road is pre-emptively closed.
13 people were evacuated and moved with relatives.
The product is expected to be consumed to begin the sealing process pic.twitter.com/Z9Y52KPhqU
— Civil ProtectionSecurity (@CNPC_MX) September 16, 2019
On their Twitter account, the National Civil Protection Coordination noted that the site also includes elements of the Sedena, Pemex, National Guard, Firefighters, Municipal Civil Protection, State and Municipal Public Safety.»
The events were recorded during the work to contain an LP gas leak in the pipeline located in a community in Cuautlancingo, due to a clandestine takeover.
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