The burned Constantí sulfur mine resumes activity

The company that has suffered a fire at its plant in the Constantí, Azufrera y Fertilizadores Pallarès (Afepasa) industrial estate, and which has been declared extinct this Tuesday, has resumed activity and has sent a message of calm.

In a statement this Tuesday, Afepasa regretted the inconvenience caused by the accident and reaffirmed its "commitment" to continue working with all security measures and existing prevention protocols.

He also thanked the work of the firefighters and the workers who intervened at first, which he considers was "essential" to control the incident before the arrival of the body's troops.

This Monday a fire affected three ships that contained a product with 80% sulfur, for which the Civil Protection activated the alert of the External Emergency Plan of the chemical sector of Tarragona (Plaseqta), and the emergency services temporarily confined part of the municipalities of Constantí and Reus (Tarragona), as well as the airport in the area.

This Monday a fire affected three ships of the Afepasa company that contained a product with 80% sulfur, for which Civil Protection activated the pre-alert, alert and emergency phases of the External Emergency Plan for the Tarragona chemical sector (Plaseqta) .

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