Helicopter rescuing workers from office fire
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Workers rescued from Mexico City office fire

A fire in an office building in Mexico City prompted the evacuation of 600 people and the rescue of about a dozen office workers who were trapped on the roof of the building.

Rescue teams from state and local government used helicopters to lift people from the roof to safety as smoke billowed from the building.

There were no fatalities although 20 people suffered from smoke inhalation and a 36-year-old woman was hospitalised with third degree burns, officials said.

  • 23 May 2012
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