Two injured in explosion at fireworks factory

Two people were seriously injured this morning in an explosion at a fireworks factory in Vila-rodona, Tarragona.

The explosion occurred at 07:50 at the Pirogestion factory in Vila-rodona and the Civil Protection activated the Plan Plaseqcat, an emergency plan relating to incidents in the chemical sector.

Eight fire crews are working to control the blaze which affected one unit on the site but has not spread to other units.

The two injured workers have been transferred to the Hospital Pius de Valls in Tarragona.

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