What Were Those Flames Coming From Juarez?
You may have noticed a large cloud of smoke coming from south Juarez on Friday, April 17th. According to El Diario De Juarez, a large truck carrying copper and other metals caught fire. The truck was from a near by recycling company called Ecorec. The company sits on Juan Gabriel and Santos Dumont Street in Juarez.
Nobody was seriously hurt in the incident, according to El Diario. The fire could be seen from all directions here in El Paso. This is the second large fire in Juarez this month. A massive fire broke out near the Zaragosa Bridge in the early hours of April 3rd. That fire was started by a warehouse that houses wooden pallets. Five people needed to be rescued during that fire, according to El Diario. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in the fire as well.