At least 12 injured in the terrible fire that broke out in a water amusement park in Sweden

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A impressive fire hit this Monday Gothenburg’s largest amusement parkwest of Swedenwhich resulted in at least 12 injuries and buildings evacuated.

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According to local police, a hotel and surrounding offices had to be evacuated and 12 people were taken to hospital minor injuries after the fire broke out in the water amusement park Liseberg Oceanalocated in the center of Gothenburg and the largest in the country.

The cause and extent of the damage are still unknown, investigators said. Although the extent of the fire was evident from the videos that went viral on social networks.

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“A major fire has been declared at the Liseberg Oceana water park. The fire has started on one of the water attractions outside the building and spread throughout the property,” the park authorities explained in a statement.

In images captured by local media, you can see fireballs which devastated property and black smoke over the city.

Regional emergency services asked surrounding residents to stay “indoors” and to “close doors and windows” to protect themselves from the smoke.

The area with water attractions, which It is not yet open to the publicit is part of a park expansion project and was meant to be opening by the end of the year.

Source: Clarin

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