After the second fire at Lenart's waste separation department, police have not yet found the exact cause for it. In case of intervention, the worker who breathed smoke was more easily injured. Worse, a firefighter was injured, which fell 2.5 meters deep during the intervention.
According to PU Maribor, police found in the collection of notifications and visits that on Friday the fire occurred in the Lenin sorting shop, around 17.47, when it burned waste or waste of metal packaging (cans etc.). ) and residues of hard plastics. were classified and packed in bales. These were installed in the open part of the warehouse as part of the closed part of the company. These wastes were destined for destruction or incineration.
In addition, part of the waste already processed was near or crushed into smaller pieces. These wastes were packed, but they did not cover the fire.
133 firefighters and 29 intervention vehicles were activated for extinction. Firefighters located or restricted the fire and then cooled and cooled the waste being transported.
The firefighter fell 2.5 meters deep
When the fire was extinguished, an employee of the company was injured by the smoke around 18:00, which led the rescue vehicle to be taken to the Zdravstveni Sun Lenart and then to the UKC Maribor. A firefighter, who fell about 2.5 meters deep, was injured in the incident at about 18:40 in the morning. With a rescue vehicle, he was transported to UKC Maribor.
It was not possible to determine the exact cause of the fire by collecting notifications and examining the location of the fire.
5000 euros in damages
No material damage was caused to the facility, and the waste was burned, which was destined for destruction by incineration, resulting in damage due to the increase in the price of fire resulting from the greater moisture of the waste. The incalculable damage score is 5000 euros.
By collecting notifications and reviewing the documentation, they will continue. According to all the information collected, the case will be notified to the District Attorney's Office in Maribor.