Worldwide

Kitchen fumes force European Union summit site evacuation

Kitchen fumes force European Union summit site evacuation”

Officials said that firemen were called on Friday morning to the Europa building, which only opened at the end of previous year, and that kitchen staff were receiving treatment. Five people from among m had to be transported to hospital, said Alain Taverriti, of General Secretariat of Council of European Union, institution installed in Europa building.

Substances used in the building's canteen, and which were not immediately identified, caused the poisonings, whose symptoms are vomiting and tingling in the eyes, said Pierre Meys, spokesman of the Brussels Fire Service.

The European Council said in a statement that a "technical issue" with the ventilation "producing noxious fumes in the kitchens, has led to a number of kitchen staff falling ill". "The Belgian firemen and medical services were brought in today to investigate the situation and evacuate kitchen staff who felt ill".

More news: BBC ordered to air more homegrown content

The building has been nicknamed the "space egg" because of its interior oval shape and cost 321 million euros to build.

An EU building that is set next to play host to a summit of Europe's leaders next week had to be evacuated on Friday after noxious gases were found in its kitchens, The Financial Times reported.

The EU said an investigation into the incident had been launched.



Like this

loading...
loading...

Latest


09 November 2020
USA Payday Loans - How to Apply Online
Paying for everyday expenses like rent, food, and utility bills in between paychecks Watch out for Payday loan interest rates . From time to time everybody may come across urgent financial problems which are hard to cover without taking out a loan.

12 May 2020
Canada’s entertainment industry is losing millions due to the coronavirus pandemic
It was supposed to be opened sometime in 2021, but there is expected to now be a significant delay in this timeline. Another significant effect of the crisis has been to stall existing construction projects.

24 January 2020
The Premier Escape Room Experiences in Edmonton and Calgary
On top of that we will provide you and your group with a dedicated Game Master who will monitor and work with onlyyour group. So what makes Escape Hour unique? First of all, every one of our escape rooms or exit games is a completely private event.

13 October 2017
Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
The stock of Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE:DOC) earned "Overweight" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, October 12. Short traders are more bearish on shares of Acadia Realty Trust lately if you put credence in the increase in short interest.

13 October 2017
Commerce Bancshares Inc. Q3 Earnings Advance 9%
On August 10 the stock rating was downgraded to "Underperform" from "Market Perform" in an announcement from Raymond James. It operates through four divisions: North America, South America, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa.

13 October 2017
Mo. state senator posts tweet comparing Trump to Hitler
Secret Service said it was looking into Chappelle-Nadal's comment, though she appears to not have faced any disciplinary action. The state senator has one year left on her term, and will not be able to run for re-election next year due to term limits.

13 October 2017
Shadow of War's PC DRM was cracked in under 24 hours
It was only yesterday that Middle-earth: Shadow of War launched, but now the PC version has seen its DRM mechanism cracked. I've reached out to Warner Bros. for a statement about this, and I'll update with any new information from the publisher.

13 October 2017
Riot's co-founders are going back to making new games
Perhaps the founders have finally discovered their next game that will hopefully be as successful as League of Legends has been. It seems likely to be a blend of the two, but your guess is as good as ours in this regard.

13 October 2017
Celtic on alert as summer target Charly Musonda set for January loan
Chelsea are prepared to send Charly Musonda on loan after his controversial social media post earlier in the week. The Italian, speaking ahead of Saturday's game at Crystal Palace, said: "Andreas can be a good example".

13 September 2017
Top Bookmakers Name Odds-On Favourites for 2017-2018 NBA Championship Success
As a result, the Warriors won the championship for a fifth time, taking back the title that they last won as recently as 2015. The two teams have met in the final for three consecutive years, with the Cavs picking up the title just once, in 2016.