The real hero Maldonado saves cousin from the fire in Spain

The Spanish Grand Prix winner Pastor Maldonado celebrates his first Formula 1 victory; Just 90 minutes after in Williams Garage a fuel can behind a divider in the back of the pit garage exploded and start on massive smoke and flames out into the pit lane area. . Maldonado was forced to carry 12-year-old cousin Manuel to safety as a fire gutted the Williams garage.

Several people were injured, the latest reports:- a Force India team member who suffered burns and one had a couple of bruises, and the FIA reports that a total of 31 people have been injured in the incident, for various injuries.

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Williams issued a statement after the fire.
“After today’s Spanish Grand Prix a fire occurred in the team’s garage which originated from the fuel area. Four team personnel were injured in the incident and subsequently taken to the medical centre. Three are now receiving treatment at local hospitals for their injuries, while the fourth has been released.

“The team will monitor their condition and ensure they receive the best possible care. The team, the fire services and the police are working together to determine the root cause of the fire. The Williams F1 Team would like to thank all of the teams and the FIA for their support in today’s incident.”

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