Fire Rips Through High-Rise in Spain

People were trapped as a high-rise apartment building became engulfed in flames in the Spanish city of Valencia on Thursday, February 22, according to social media footage and local reports.

Footage posted to Instagram shows the catastrophic situation throughout the day and into the evening. The fire started on the fourth floor of the 14-story building, reports said.

Emergency services warned people to avoid the area and said 22 fire crews were working to contain the conflagration.

At least 13 people were injured in the fire, among them six firefighters, according to officials.

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