In Hamburg-Harburg there was a fire in an apartment early on Sunday morning.
Two people died, a third is in mortal danger.
Hamburg - Two people died in an apartment fire in Hamburg-Harburg early on Sunday morning (September 19).
Another was critically injured.
That said a spokesman for the fire department.
14 other residents of the apartment building were brought to safety.
The emergency services cared for 11 adults and 3 children in an ambulance.
Fire drama in Hamburg-Harburg: Person wants to save himself by jumping out of the window and dies
A person wanted to save himself by jumping out of the burning apartment on the mezzanine floor, but died, as the spokesman said.
The second fatality was in the apartment.
At first, the spokesman was unable to provide any further information about those affected.
The building is a four-story old building.
According to the information, the fire brigade was in action with 85 forces.
A police spokesman has not yet been able to provide any information about the cause of the fire.
(came / dpa)