Fire consumes restaurant palapa in Izamal


On Friday April 6, a fire consumed a palapa 7 meters wide and 10 meters long, that used to be Restaurant “Zamná”.

The restaurant was located on Calle 22 between 31 and 33, in the Magical Town of Izamal, Yucatán.

The incident, which caused fear among residents and tourists alike, began around 6 pm and the flames quickly reached up to 10 meters (30 feet) high, according to witnesses.

Firefighters from the Ministry of Public Security (SSP) came to the site and with the help of water trucks tried to put out the fire, however, despite their efforts, it was not possible to save the palapa made of huano and wood.

According to information from the SSP, the fire was controlled almost two hours later, and the preliminary report indicates that there were absolutely no injuries, but significant material damage.

An investigation will be carried out in order to determine the causes of the accident.