F1 employees injured in Williams garage fire

Some F1 peoples injured in Williams F1 garage fire following they are treated by track medical employees at the Circuit de Catalunya for burns and smoke inhalation following a major fire in the Williams garage after the Spanish Grand Prix.

Williams F1 celebrations of Pastor Maldonado’s Spanish Grand Prix victory have been cut dramatically immediately the fire broke out in the team’s garage.

Fire explosion filled the garage with black smoke, which empty into the pits and paddock, and personnel from a number of teams as well as track officials moved quickly to put the blaze out. The source says that that fuel exploded while it was being prepared for transportation as part of the post-race procedure.

Williams, Force India and Caterham have confirmed that their staff members are being treated.
Some team members were stuck in the incident, with those distresses from burns and smoke inhalation being taken to the medical centre.

Williams has said that four of its crew are being looked at in the medical centre and Force India has confirmed that one team members was being treated for smoke inhalation, at the same time as Caterham has issued a statement confirming that four of its crew are being attended to too.

“Caterham F1 Team was involved in a fire that started in the Williams F1 Team’s garage after the end of the Spanish Grand Prix,” it said in a statement.

“All the team’s employees have been accounted for and four people have been taken to the circuit medical centre for examination; one with a minor hand injury and three with respiratory issues.

“A further statement will be issued when more details about the incident are confirmed.”

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