Tragedy in midnight fire
Gibraltar - 2nd September 2015 - Gibraltar woke up to the tragic news that a male, believed to be of Moroccan decent tragically died following a fire at a residential block in the area of City Mill Lane late last night. The fire saw several fire tenders attend the scene, with the whole of City Mill Lane closed to traffic throughout today as the area is made safe.
Several people also required medical attention, with many residents in the area effectively left without a home as structural damage to the building is assessed. Resident report that the building is without a roof after a raging fire which took several hour to bring down to control in what is a heavily build area of the old city centre town area.
A police spokesman today said "A fire broke out at a home in City Mill Lane last night where a 68-year-old Moroccan man was found dead. "
He further added a structural engineer will be attending today, and investigations will be carried out by the CSI team as well as the fire investigation team to determine the cause of the fire.
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