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Intense factory fire in Nuevo León sends two to hospital

Garcia, Nuevo León — A massive fire at an antibacterial gel factory in the municipality of García in the state of Nuevo León left at least two with injuries.

The fire was reported at 9:30 p.m. in the Colonia Parque Industrial area of the city. According to Civil Protection of Nuevo León, two people were injured and transferred to the University Hospital with severe burns. Two others were treated on site by paramedics.

The intensity of the fire startled both nearby residents and passing motorists, some of whom stopped to video. Local reports say five other businesses were affected by the fast-spreading blaze.