UPDATE: Two people injured after fire breaks out at Bergen cosmetics company in Castel d’Azzano, Italy

WATCH: Two people injured after fire breaks out at Bergen cosmetics company in Castel d'Azzano, Italy. Image: Tor Grazi/Facebook

TWO people have been injured after a huge fire broke out at the Bergen cosmetics company in Castel d’Azzano, Italy on Tuesday, September 13.

UPDATE 5.37 pm (September 13) – Two workers were injured in a fire that broke out on the premises of Bergen, a company in Castel d’Azzano (Verona).

The fire broke out inside the new warehouse intended for the storage of aerosol sprays and caused the slight intoxication of the two workers, aged 42 and 50 respectively, who were transported to hospital by the 118 emergency services.

The fire brigade were on the scene and managed to contain the flames and preserved the company’s production line, as reported by tg24.sky.it.


ORIGINAL 1.58 pm (September 13) – Videos circulating online on Tuesday, September 13 show the extent of a fire that has broken out at the Bergen cosmetics company in Castel d’Azzano, Italy.

A serious fire is currently in progress at the Bergen cosmetics company in Roma’s Castel d’Azzano in Italy on Tuesday, September 13.

The company has been producing aerosols since 1964.

Videos show the blaze burning.

Earlier reports suggest that one worker has been slightly injured, although there has been no other no casualties.

Firefighters are currently onsite tackling the flames.

 

The news of the fire at Bergen cosmetics company in Castel d’Azzano, Italy, comes after a month after fire broke out at Cinecittà Studios in Italy’s capital of Rome.

On Monday, August 1, a huge fire erupted inside the Cinecittà Studios in Rome, which, with an area of 400,000 square metres (99 acres), is the largest film studio in Europe.

The fire caused damage to the set of ‘Renaissance Florence’, while the set of The Young Pope 2, the series by Paolo Sorrentino, also suffered damage as a result of the flames.


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