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Car fire closes country’s longest tunnel

by TPN/ Lusa, in News · 10-08-2017 14:18:00 · 0 Comments

A car that caught fire inside the Marão tunnel on Tuesday resulted in traffic being stopped for several hours in both directions in Portugal’s longest road tunnel.

The fire service said that the four occupants of the vehicle managed to escape the blaze unscathed.
The fire occurred in the south tunnel and the north tunnel was closed as it was being used as an emergency evacuation route.
A bus fire on 11 June closed the tunnel for a week.
The twin road tunnel was opened to traffic in May last year and is the longest in Portugal at 5,665 metres.

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Edition 1437
19 August 2017
Edition: 1437

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