Five people died and 7 others were injured tonight from a fire in a Strasbourg building. The firefighters of the city have made it known. Except, however, at least 23 people then transferred to a gym. At the moment the causes of the fire are still unknown.
According to online editions of the French media, firefighters were called around 1:16 am today due to the presence of thick smoke in the stairwell of the building, which has seven floors. Forty-eight firefighters, who intervened with 23 vehicles, worked during the night rescuing at least 23 people who were then transferred to a gym.