Spain’s nightclubs fire – level 1

03-10-2023 15:00

A sad event happens in Spain. There is a big fire in two nightclubs in Murcia. At least 13 people die.  Some people are still missing.

The fire starts in the Teatre nightclub early in the morning. It is hard for rescue workers because the roof of one club falls. It is not clear where and how the fire starts. People outside the clubs worry. They wait for news about their friends and family. Some people leave the clubs just before the alarms and lights go off. These people are lucky.

The mayor declared three days of mourning for the dead people. The prime minister and the city say that it is a very sad time for the families.

Difficult words: missing (when nobody knows where someone is), go off (to make a sudden loud noise), mourning (the time when someone is very sad because someone else dies).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What measures has the government taken to prevent such tragedies from happening again?


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