Fire envelopes Buġibba apartment block

Fires have enveloped an apartment block in Buġibba on Friday morning.

The incident happened at around 8am in a block on Triq l-Isponoż.

A Police spokesperson told Newsbook.com.mt that even though the apartment were vacant, some individuals had to be evacuated from building.

An elderly woman was taken to hospital as she suffered smoke inhalation.

A member of the Civil Protection Department confirmed with Newsbook.com.mt that an inquiry is ongoing.