Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Ecuador Office Building Fire: Desperate workers hang from window in office fire



One woman has fallen to her death while trying to escape from her fourth floor office during a fire, while a co-worker was killed inside.

The fire broke out in an office in Guayaquil, a coastal city in Ecuador.

Shocking video from the scene shows dozens of workers hanging out of the shattered office windows begging to be rescued.

Local media reports claim the woman inside died of asphyxiation, while the other victim either slipped or jumped in terror from her window.

More than 100 other workers were treated by emergency crews at the scene. Read More