Over a week after the explosion in one of the buildings located in PH Costamare in Don Bosco, near the Corridor Sur the use of the gas system remains is still prohibited
The Panama Fire Department is still conducting investigations and has not authorized the use of gas until tightness tests have been completed, said spokesman Víctor Moreno
A 10-month old baby was killed in the blast on May 31 and 13 people were injured including Karina Lima, 35, the mother of the baby and her five-year-old son Both are in a US Shriners’ hospital receiving treatment for massive burns
The tightness test must be done every three years and the Fire Department is paid to issue the certification in each of the horizontal properties with the gas system reports TVN.
A La Prensa poll of people living in apartment buildings showed that only 30% of apartment blocks in Panama abide by the three- year rule people living inTThe Primary Care Prosecutor's Office has opened an investigation into the incident that made one tower uninhabitable and damaged three others. Prosecutors are investigating the incident