According to the statement made by the Murcia Emergency Response Coordination Center, a fire broke out around 06.00 in an entertainment venue in the Atalayas neighborhood in the city center.

13 people died and 4 people were injured in the fire.

In the statement, it was emphasized that the deceased were between 22 and 45 years old, expert teams were sent to the grieving families for psychological support, and some people who were estimated to be in the entertainment venue were not heard from.

In the statement, it was emphasized that while the fire brigade teams continue their work inside the venue, the death toll is feared to increase.

Meanwhile, Murcia Municipality announced a 3-day mourning period due to the fire tragedy.

Murcia Mayor Jose Ballesta told Spanish media that the cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

Ballesta said that more than 40 firefighters were working and that they "feel great pain" for those who lost their lives.

Eyewitnesses reported that a birthday celebration was taking place at the venue and panic broke out due to the sudden flames and smoke inside.