Firefighters at the scene. | Bombers de Palma


Several people have been injured during a fire in a nine-story building in Palma.

The blaze started in a home in Plaza Mediterranean at around 2.30am on Saturday morning and spread rapidly.

Firefighters and police were deployed to the scene along with SAMU-061 emergency services personnel.

Nine people had to be treated for smoke inhalation, including three police officers and two firefighters but everyone managed to get out of the building safely.

A 62-year-old woman has been transferred to Son Espases hospital in Palma for treatment.