Selava Omar – Xeber24.net
A massive fire broke out in one of the largest warehouses of the Amazon company in California, USA, on Friday. No injuries were reported, and the fire broke out in Redlands, about ninety-six, 96 kilometers east of Los Angeles.
Fire engines rushed to the site of the fire, which led to the collapse of the facility’s roof and the burning of parked trucks on loading docks.
Meanwhile, videos posted on social media and the American media showed the fire engulfing the buildings.
Amazon distribution center in Redlands engulfed in flames as three-alarm fire sends plumes of thick smoke shooting into sky; several Amazon trucks also damaged by blaze https://t.co/ugm1oi7W8D pic.twitter.com/mg9hZKzTHF
— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) June 5, 2020
According to videos, most of the buildings were on fire in the warehouse of Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, while the company confirmed that it was able to safely evacuate all employees from the building.
The city manager stated that the facility was a resource for Amazon and that about a hundred workers managed to get out, without any injuries.
The head of the fire brigade announced that investigations are underway to find out the causes of the fire in this huge building, which is equipped with the latest fire protection systems, as he put it.