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Tourists relax on Gran Canaria & # 39; ran for their lives & # 39; from a water park when a fire broke out at a nearby restaurant, making the smoke smoke uncontrollably

Tourists & # 39; run for their lives & # 39; while the fire breaks out and the water park of Gran Canaria engulfs in thick black smoke

  • Dramatic images show families, some with young children, sprinting to get taxis when leaving Aqualand in the seaside town of Maspalomas, on Gran Canaria, Spain
  • They covered their faces to prevent them from breathing in thick plumes of rising black smoke
  • The water park was evacuated due to the proximity of the eruption, which broke out just before 5.30 pm yesterday in a restaurant called La Perla
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Tourists relaxing in Gran Canaria & # 39; ran for their lives & # 39; from a water park when a fire broke out at a nearby restaurant, causing smoke to rise into the air uncontrollably.

Dramatic images show families, some with young children, sprinting to get taxis when leaving Aqualand in the seaside town of Maspalomas.

They covered their faces to prevent thick plumes of black smoke from breathing into the air, the shocking video shows.

Tourists relax on Gran Canaria & # 39; ran for their lives & # 39; from a water park when a fire broke out at a nearby restaurant, making the smoke smoke uncontrollably

Dramatic images show families, some with young children, sprinting to get taxis when leaving Aqualand in the seaside town of Maspalomas
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Dramatic images show families, some with young children, sprinting to get taxis when leaving Aqualand in the seaside town of Maspalomas

Tourists relaxing in Gran Canaria & # 39; ran for their lives & # 39; from a water park when a fire broke out at a nearby restaurant, causing smoke to rise into the air uncontrollably. Dramatic images show families, some with young children, sprinting to get taxis when leaving Aqualand in the seaside town of Maspalomas.

They covered their faces to prevent thick plumes of black smoke from breathing into the air, the shocking video shows

They covered their faces to prevent thick plumes of black smoke from breathing into the air, the shocking video shows

They covered their faces to prevent thick plumes of black smoke from breathing into the air, the shocking video shows

Intense smoke was visible a few kilometers away and people alerted, which meant that firefighters, police and paramedics were quickly on site.

According to local media, one person was treated for burns.

A British tourist in only her swimsuit could be heard and asked a taxi driver to stop.

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The water park was evacuated due to the proximity of the eruption, which broke out yesterday just before 5.30 pm in a restaurant called La Perla.

Intense smoke was visible a few kilometers away and people alerted, meaning that firefighters, police and paramedics were quickly on site

Intense smoke was visible a few kilometers away and people alerted, meaning that firefighters, police and paramedics were quickly on site

According to local media, one person was treated for burns.

According to local media, one person was treated for burns.

Intense smoke was visible a few kilometers away and people alerted, which meant that firefighters, police and paramedics were quickly on site. According to local media, one person was treated for burns

A British tourist in only her swimsuit could be heard and asked a taxi driver to stop

A British tourist in only her swimsuit could be heard and asked a taxi driver to stop

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A British tourist in only her swimsuit could be heard and asked a taxi driver to stop

The water park was evacuated due to the proximity of the eruption, which broke out just before 5.30 pm yesterday in a restaurant called La Perla

The water park was evacuated due to the proximity of the eruption, which broke out just before 5.30 pm yesterday in a restaurant called La Perla

A tourist in the water park, Jorge Rodriguez said: & # 39; We were able to leave very quickly thanks to the technical and staff team & # 39;

A tourist in the water park, Jorge Rodriguez said: & # 39; We were able to leave very quickly thanks to the technical and staff team & # 39;

The water park was evacuated due to the proximity of the eruption, which broke out yesterday just before 5.30 pm in a restaurant called La Perla. A tourist in the water park, Jorge Rodriguez said: & # 39; We were able to leave very quickly thanks to the technical and staff team. & # 39;

A tourist in the water park, Jorge Rodriguez said: & # 39; We were able to leave very quickly thanks to the technical and staff team. & # 39;

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A fire department spokesperson said that a build-up of waste in the building spread the fire quickly.

Fifteen cars parked near the restaurant would have been hit by flames.

A witness told how he could hear explosions as the fire flooded the restaurant, presumably caused by exploding gas cylinders.

A fire department spokesperson said that a build-up of waste in the building spread the fire quickly

A fire department spokesperson said that a build-up of waste in the building spread the fire quickly

Fifteen cars parked near the restaurant would have been hit by flames

Fifteen cars parked near the restaurant would have been hit by flames

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A fire department spokesperson said that a build-up of waste in the building spread the fire quickly. Fifteen cars parked near the restaurant would have been hit by flames.

A witness told how he could hear explosions while the fire flooded the restaurant, presumably caused by exploding gas cylinders

A witness told how he could hear explosions while the fire flooded the restaurant, presumably caused by exploding gas cylinders

The restaurant where the fire broke out is currently closed to the public.

The restaurant where the fire broke out is currently closed to the public.

A witness told how he could hear explosions as the fire flooded the restaurant, presumably caused by exploding gas cylinders. The restaurant where the fire broke out is currently closed to the public

Local officials have confirmed that none of the holidaymakers evacuated from Aqualand Maspalomas needed medical assistance

Local officials have confirmed that none of the holidaymakers evacuated from Aqualand Maspalomas needed medical assistance

Local officials have confirmed that none of the holidaymakers evacuated from Aqualand Maspalomas needed medical assistance

A spokesperson for a regional emergency services coordinator said yesterday: & # 39; Firefighters are still on site. & # 39; They have indicated that the fire is under control. They continue to work together with the rest of the emergency services

A spokesperson for a regional emergency services coordinator said yesterday: & # 39; Firefighters are still on site. & # 39; They have indicated that the fire is under control. They continue to work together with the rest of the emergency services

& # 39; An ambulance helped a man who sustained minor burns. The people who have been evacuated from the water park do not need medical help & # 39;

& # 39; An ambulance helped a man who sustained minor burns. The people who have been evacuated from the water park do not need medical help & # 39;

A spokesperson for a regional emergency services coordinator said yesterday: & # 39; Firefighters are still on site. & # 39; They have indicated that the fire is under control. They continue to work together with the rest of the emergency services. & # 39; & # 39; An ambulance helped a man who sustained minor burns. The people who have been evacuated from the water park do not need medical assistance.

The restaurant where the fire broke out is currently closed to the public.

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Local officials have confirmed that none of the holidaymakers evacuated from Aqualand Maspalomas needed medical assistance.

A spokesperson for a regional emergency services coordinator said yesterday: & # 39; Firefighters are still on site.

& # 39; They have indicated that the fire is under control. They continue to work together with the rest of the emergency services. & # 39;

& # 39; An ambulance helped a man who sustained minor burns. The people who have been evacuated from the water park do not need medical assistance.

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