Four fatalities in Guadalajara fish farm accident

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
14 August 2007, at 1:00am

SPAIN - Four people have died after falling into a septic tank on a fish farm in Illana, Guadalajara province, in Castilla-La Mancha.

The fish farm in Illana. Photo EFE.
The four are reported to have died after falling into a septic tank. It appears that two of the victims passed out and fell into the tank when trying to rescue their colleagues.

The farm owned by Grupo Piszolla SL, is on the road between Illana and Almoguera and employs 60 people.

The dead have been named as the owner of the company, 58 year old F.O.M., and his 23 year old son, A.O.A. Both lived in Pozuelo de Alarcn, Madrid province. The other two are a married couple named as J.C.H.R. and C.C.G., both aged 36, who lived on the premises.