Firefighters confirmed the discovery of a corpse inside one of the departments hit by a fire in a building in the Providencia commune, Metropolitan region.

Is about one of the towers of the Carlos Antúnez building, located on Avenida Providencia with Avenida Carlos Antúnez.

The emergency that started on the 19th floor affected at least 10 apartments, forcing the work of several Fire Brigade units in the capital.

As reported, the deceased person would have been found in the department where the flames are presumed to have originated.

After several hours of work, the fire finally managed to be controlled by the Firefighters, while Carabineros collaborated with traffic control in the area.

It is expected that the Public ministry instruct any of the police to determine responsibility for the accident and inquire about the death of the person.