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Fire Near New Soriana Store in Cabo San Lucas

Fire Near New Soriana Store in Cabo San Lucas

Los Cabos, Baja California Sur (BCS) – On Monday July 8, 2024 in the late afternoon, a fire broke out near the new Soriana store located in the tourist corridor of Cabo San Lucas near the Costco warehouse . The fire, which started around 4:00 p.m., quickly spread through the dry grass, fueled by strong winds.

Immediate Response by Fire Department

Elements of the H. Fire Department promptly responded to the emergency call. Units 63 and 68 were dispatched to the scene at 3:58 p.m. Firefighters worked efficiently to control the blaze, ensuring that no injuries were reported. The fire was contained near the new Soriana store, which is set to operate 24 hours a day and is situated next to Costco in the bustling tourist area.

The swift action of the workers and firefighters prevented the fire from causing extensive damage. Despite the rapid spread of the flames, they managed to contain the fire, though it did engulf a flattening machine within the heavy machinery park. Fortunately, there were no injuries reported among the workers or firefighters.

Images of the fire quickly circulated on social media, showing a thick column of black smoke visible from various points in Cabo San Lucas. The incident raised concerns among residents and tourists in the area, highlighting the importance of fire safety and rapid response in such situations.

Thanks to the prompt and coordinated efforts of the fire department and on-site workers, a potentially disastrous fire was swiftly controlled, preventing significant damage and ensuring public safety. The new Soriana store is expected to open soon, continuing its final stages of construction without further incident.

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