Watch: fire engulfs apartment in St. Paul’s Bay

Civil Protection workers are working to put out fires that engulfed an apartment in an apartment block located in Triq il-Ġifen in St. Paul’s Bay.

Witnesses at the scene said the fire broke out around 3:20 p.m. Several fire trucks were called to the scene to control the fire which continued to spread.

A medical team from Mater Dei Hospital was also called to the scene. It is not yet known if there are any people trapped in the building.