Rome, fire in the Ama warehouse in via Cassia: six vehicles are on fire, three destroyed by flames. Investigations ongoing

Rome, fire in the Ama warehouse in via Cassia: six vehicles are on fire, three destroyed by flames. Investigations ongoing
Rome, fire in the Ama warehouse in via Cassia: six vehicles are on fire, three destroyed by flames. Investigations ongoing

Fire to Roma, in the Ama di collection center via Cassia: six waste collection vehicles in the square in front of a bar at street number 1747 went up in flames just before midnight. Three were destroyed by the flames, the other three were damaged. On site firefighters and carabinieri of the La Storta station and of the Cassia company. The causes of the fire have yet to be clarified. According to what is learned, at the moment no elements attributable to a malicious act have been found. To cause the fire perhaps a malfunction of a sweeper with flames that would have involved other vehicles as well.

Damage to Ama means

The six vehicles affected by the fire were parked outside in the garage. These are two sweepers, two compactors and two vans. The flames broke out completely destroyed the two sweepers, an auto compactor and a van. Only the intervention of the drone fighters of Rome with a team and a support tanker made it possible to save the other compactor and the van from destruction, which, however, were damaged. Although there are no evident traces of triggers that could support the thesis of the fraud, the Carabinieri of the Compagnia Cassia continue to investigate to shed light on the incident.

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Ama files a complaint

«Last night 6 Ama vehicles parked in the square of the operational headquarters 20b in via Cassia / La Storta were involved in a fire – says Ama in a note -. Three of these (a tub vehicle, a van and a sweeper) are irreparably damaged. The origin of the fire, which also involved part of the offices, is being investigated by both the Fire Brigade, who intervened promptly, and the Carabinieri to whom a complaint has already been filed. Fortunately, there were no employees present at the headquarters when the fire broke out “.

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