Underground car park fire in Bavaria: 91 people have to leave their homes in the middle of the night
Created: 05/15/2022, 07:26
By: Katarina Amtmann
The Regensburg fire brigade responded to an underground car park fire (symbol image).
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In the middle of the night there was a fire in an underground car park in Regensburg.
More than 90 people had to leave their homes to be on the safe side.
Regensburg – In the night from Saturday to Sunday (May 15), residents announced at 1.45 a.m. that heavy smoke was coming from an underground car park on Ludwig-Thoma-Straße in Regensburg.
That's what the police report.
The fire department found two burning cars.
The fire was brought under control and extinguished around 2:20 a.m.
Regensburg: underground car park fire - 91 people have to leave apartments
According to the announcement, the underground car park extends under several multi-party properties under Ludwig-Thoma-Straße.
"Because a danger to the residents of the houses above the underground car park complex could not be ruled out, the police and other emergency services informed them about the fire and asked them to go to a collection point outside the danger area," said the police.
A total of 91 people had to leave their homes for a short time, they were able to return there afterwards.
Two people were treated at the scene with minor injuries by paramedics.
It was not necessary to take it to a hospital.
There was material damage in the higher, five-digit range.
The walls of the scene of the fire are heavily coated with soot.
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Police are investigating the underground car park fire in Regensburg
The Regensburg Criminal Police Inspectorate is investigating the cause of the fire.
The Regensburg Criminal Police Inspectorate will receive relevant information about the fire on 0941/506-2888.
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