Barracas, Castellón

Barracas is a Spanish town located in Castellón.

Coat of arms of Barracas.

In 2004 a truck carrying 25 tonnes of ammonium nitrate fertilizer exploded half an hour after a traffic accident on March 9, 2004, killing two people and injuring five others. The explosion, which could be heard at a distance of several kilometers caused a crater five metres deep.[1]


  1. ^ María Fabra (10 March 2004). "Un camión lleno de nitrato estalla tras un choque y causa dos muertos en Castelló". El País (in Spanish). Retrieved 17 April 2013.
40°01′01″N 0°40′59″W / 40.017°N 0.683°W / 40.017; -0.683