TULUM Quintana Roo (January 6, 2021) – “A fire that began last night and continued into the early hours of the morning affected several businesses in the coastal town of Tulum. Fortunately, no people were injured”, this was declared in a statement issued by the Tulum Civil Protection Coordination.
In a statement, the agency indicated that the fire began at about 10 p.m. and caused material damage in 5 establishments, 30 stores, and ten rooms, most of them located within the commercial plaza located at kilometer 7 of the Tulum-Boca Paila highway.
About a thousand people were evacuated with personnel from the Tulum Fire Department, Quintana Roo Tulum Police, the Municipal Civil Protection coordination, and the National Guard. At about 1:30 a.m. today, the fire was extinguished, but the firemen left the site at approximately 3:30 a.m.
Until now, the causes of the incident are unknown, and the authorities indicated that they are continuing the investigations to determine the fire’s origin.