According to the District Relief Operations Center (CDOS) in Faro, the man, around 50 years old, was found dead during a fire in a restaurant on the Praia dos Três Castelos, near Praia da Rocha, which occurred at 10:30 pm Wednesday.

“When the firefighters arrived at the scene, the man was in cardiorespiratory arrest, and it was not possible to reverse the situation. His death was declared on the spot by the team from the Medical Emergency Institute [INEM], ”said the source.

The PJ is now trying to ascertain the circumstances in which the man died, as well as the origin of the fire, which partially affected the beach restaurant.

18 operatives from the Portimão Voluntary Firemen, the Maritime Police, the PJ and INEM were mobilised to the location, supported by nine vehicles.