Editor’s note:
The details of the fire has been reported on Washington Post: Click here

BOSTON, MA – February 05, 2014 – /BackupReview.info/ —

The following is a statement from Iron Mountain regarding the fire that occurred at a records storage facility in Buenos Aires this morning, Feb. 5, 2014.

This is a tragic event, and we are deeply saddened by the deaths of the brave first responders who rushed to save our facility. Our thoughts are also with those who have been hospitalized, and we wish them a quick and complete recovery.

All Iron Mountain employees are safe and accounted for.

We will investigate the cause of the fire and work closely with local investigators, police and fire authorities to understand what happened. The building was equipped with both fire-detection as well as a sprinkler system.

We recognize our customers will have concerns and questions, and we are in the process of contacting those who have been affected.

We will provide additional information as it becomes available. We appreciate patience and understanding while we work through this critical period.

About Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is a leading provider of storage and information management services.  The company’s real estate network of over 64 million square feet across more than 1,000 facilities in 36 countries allows it to serve customers with speed and accuracy.  And its solutions for records management, data management, document management, and secure shredding help organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and better use their information for business advantage.  Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of information assets, including business documents, backup tapes, electronic files and medical data.

Media Contact
Corporate HQ
Christian T. Potts
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
(617) 535-8721

Source: Iron Mountain


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