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Fire broke out in nursing home: several residents injured - one fatality

2021-04-12T08:34:46.975Z

In a nursing home in Altötting, there was a fire on the first floor on Sunday night. Nurses brought the residents to safety and began to extinguish.



In a nursing home in Altötting, there was a fire on the first floor on Sunday night.

Nurses brought the residents to safety and began to extinguish.

Altötting

- A fire broke out in a nursing home in the Upper Bavarian town of Altötting * on Monday night (April 12).

Numerous emergency services were deployed for several hours.

The fire brigade quickly got the fire under control, but there were several injuries and one fatality.

Fire in nursing home: nurses help extinguish

At around 11:05 p.m., an emergency call was received via the integrated control center.

There should be a fire in the nursing home on Rudolf-Diesel-Strasse in Altötting.

A large number of the fire brigade, rescue services and police immediately went to the scene of the incident.

The helpers also received support from colleagues in the neighboring district of Traunstein, the police wrote in their press release.

When the rescue workers arrived on site, they quickly discovered that the fire had broken out on the first floor of the facility.

The nursing staff had already started to delete, write the police.

Therefore the fire could be brought under control quickly.

Any help came too late for a resident in need of care.

She died as a result of the fire.

Nursing home fire: Injured residents and employees

An employee of the home and another resident were seriously injured in the fire.

The two residents of the home, who had contracted smoke inhalation, were then treated in a hospital.

There was no major evacuation of the other residents.

The areas affected by the fire could be evacuated quickly and those in need of care were accommodated in other areas of the home.

Since the cause of the fire is still unclear, the police are now investigating.

The investigation is headed by the Mühldorf am Inn * criminal police.

She is supported in this by the permanent detective service of the Traunstein Criminal Investigation Department * and officers from the Altötting police.

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Source: merkur

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