2 years ago,
In the early afternoon of Wednesday 25th,2015, a fireworks factory exploded in the rural municipality of Ibateguara, located in Alagoas Forest Zone (103 km from Maceió). A man died and a teenager working on site was seriously injured. The explosion occurred in a house where part of the roof fell on the victims of the accident. Diogenes Jorge da Silva of 32 was resuced from the rubble but died on the way to hospital St. Vincent de Paul in the city of União dos Palmareswas. He was married and had a 4 year old daughter, the teen Diego Pedro da Silva 16 years had 60 % of his body burned was hospitalized in serious condition in the State Hospital (HGE). His worst burns were to his head, arms and legs.