The fire in the city east of Havana, according to authorities, started in a crude oil storage tank Friday night after a lightning strike. According to Cuban media, the fire is not yet under control. There have already been four major explosions. According to Cuban media, there are a total of eight large tanks. As far as we know, one is ablaze.

    President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez has gone to the port of Matanzas to be informed. Firefighters from other parts of the country, including Havana, 80 kilometers away, have come to the rescue. The president said it could take some time to bring the fire under control.

    The director of the state oil company says it is the largest fire ever in Cuba. Firefighters from other parts of the country, including Havana, 80 kilometers away, have come to the rescue.

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