Veracruz, View.- 27 of September.- La efectiva coordinación y la respuesta inmediata, but especially the value, commitment and effort Api Firefighters Veracruz, Harbourmaster, pilots, among other officials and members of the port community, He allowed suffocate in 30 hours of fighting the fire at sea in the tank vessel Pemex Burgos.
Since the beginning of the conflagration, occurred last Saturday morning 24 September, the Integral port administration of Veracruz (Apiver), ruled risk to the civilian population and the ship was anchored to 6.7 miles offshore.
The ship was loaded with Burgos 160 thousand barrels of diesel and gasoline; after the incident five tugs of Apiver acting out fire with a special chemical to try to extinguish the fire.
The Captain Delfino Cruz Santos, Captain of the Port of Veracruz, He was in charge of the fire fighting operation on the site while ground coordination was in charge of the Port Administration. After 30 hours the fire was put out Sunday afternoon 25.