MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Sat, 10 Dec 2022 06:22:01 +0000 Venezuela firefighters battle blaze at warehouse http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/3f5f0f2d654b45338dfc130d1ec8ce08 A fire tore through a warehouse of the Venezuelan Social Security Institute where medical equipment was stored early Monday. (Aug. 16) 3f5f0f2d654b45338dfc130d1ec8ce08 Tue, 16 Aug 2022 03:00:33 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:ASSOCIATED PRESSCaracas  - 15 August 20221. Various of smoke rising from fire at Venezuelan Social Security Institute's warehouse HEADLINE: Venezuela firefighters battle blaze at warehouse 2. Fire and smoke risingANNOTATION: A fire tore through a warehouse of the Venezuelan Social Security Institute where medical equipment was stored early Monday.  3. Firefighters working at fire siteANNOTATION: There were no reports of deaths or injuries. 4. Smoke rising5. Winston Rodriguez, 48, resident, watching fire from the roof of his houseANNOTATION: Firefighters arrived to battle the blaze as local residents looked on. 6. SOUNDBITE (Spanish) Winston Rodriguez, local resident:"The spread was huge, then there was a big flare, there was a small explosion, the roof collapsed and after a while the firefighters started to arrive. They arrived after an hour and a half or so. But well, just imagine, that's a total disaster."7. Various of firefighters at work ANNOTATION: Authorities have provided details on what could have started the fire, but Interior Minister Remigio Ceballos said that "sabotage is not ruled out."STORYLINE: A fire tore through a warehouse of the Venezuelan Social Security Institute where medical equipment was stored early Monday. There were no reports of deaths or injuries. The building stored supplies for hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis programs and "distributed supplies daily to assist more than 7,000 patients throughout the country," according to Venezuelan Health Minister Magaly Gutiérrez on her Twitter account. Firefighters arrived to battle the blaze as local residents looked on. "The fire grew instantaneously, thank God there is no loss of life, but as can be clearly seen, this is a huge loss for the state," said Jisley Cárdenas, a local community leader. Authorities have provided details on what could have started the fire, but Interior Minister Remigio Ceballos said via twitter that "sabotage is not ruled out."Residents said the fire started quickly early in the morning, around 6 am."The spread was huge, then there was a big flare, there was a small explosion, the roof collapsed and after a while the firefighters started to arrive," said Winston Rodrigez, resident of the Carapita neighborhood where the fire occurred.AP video shot by: Juan Arraez===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. A fire tore through a warehouse of the Venezuelan Social Security Institute where medical equipment was stored early Monday. (Aug. 16) Venezuela firefighters battle blaze at warehouse