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Fourth Victim Found in the Fire in Puerto Varas

Hallan una cuarta víctima en el incendio en Puerto Varas

The fire that affected several shopping centers in the commune of Puerto Varas has brought tragic news. The Regional Prosecutor’s Office of Los Lagos confirmed the discovery of a fourth victim in the affected place.

After conducting various investigations at the location in the city center, authorities were able to find the body of the last missing person. According to prosecutor Lorena Meza, all four victims, three of Chinese nationality and one of Bolivian nationality, were found dead inside the place.

The fire broke out around 10:00 am near Plaza de Armas in the commune, specifically on Del Salvador street with Santa Rosa. According to the Municipality of Puerto Varas, a Chinese mall and two clothing stores were seriously affected.

Since the beginning of the emergency, the local Prosecutor’s Office worked together with the Carabineros and firefighters, requesting the intervention of Labocar and OS9 to carry out various investigations and tests in order to determine the exact cause of the fire.

With the discovery of the four missing individuals, the Public Ministry will continue to carry out the necessary investigations at the scene to clarify the facts.

This tragic event has caused shock in the community of Puerto Varas, who now await answers to understand what has happened and take the corresponding measures to prevent future incidents of this nature.

FAQs:

1. What was the tragic news related to the fire in Puerto Varas?
The death of a fourth victim in the affected place was confirmed.

2. Where was the body of the last missing person found?
The body was found in the city center at the location affected by the fire.

3. What was the nationality of the victims found dead?
Three were of Chinese nationality and one was of Bolivian nationality.

4. Which places were affected by the fire?
A Chinese mall and two clothing stores were seriously affected.

5. Who did the local Prosecutor’s Office work with during the fire emergency?
They worked together with the Carabineros and firefighters, requesting the intervention of Labocar and OS9.

6. What is expected to be achieved with the investigations at the scene?
To clarify the facts and determine the exact cause of the fire.

7. How has the community of Puerto Varas reacted to this tragic event?
The community is shocked and awaits answers to understand what happened and prevent similar incidents in the future.

Definitions:
– Regional Prosecutor’s Office of Los Lagos: The Regional Prosecutor’s Office of Los Lagos is the institution responsible for the criminal prosecution in the Los Lagos region, Chile.
– Chinese mall: A shopping center that specializes in products of Chinese origin.
– Labocar: The Criminalistics Laboratory of the Carabineros de Chile, which is responsible for carrying out investigations and analysis in criminal cases.
– OS9: Office of Public Security and Investigations of the Carabineros de Chile, specialized in complex investigations and serious crimes.

Related links:
– Public Ministry
– Carabineros de Chile
– Bomberos de Chile