In case of a fire in the attic of a multi-family home in Rhineland-Palatinate, Lambrecht, five people have been killed. “There are no children here,” said a police spokesman on Friday morning.
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The fire broke out on Thursday at 23.30, as the public Prosecutor of Frankenthal and the police informed the Bureau of the Rhine Palatinate. The fire cause of the fire in the district of Bad Dürkheim is still unclear.
The fire was reported by residents out of the house, the spokesman said. The other apartments had been vacated. Injury would not have suffered the rest of the inhabitants. “Currently running damping-down work,” said the spokesman. The amount of property damage is reported at several hundred thousand euros.
residential house fires with such devastating consequences in Germany are very rare. But there were multiple cases that resulted in nationwide attention to the cause: So came in October, 2015 in case of a fire in a top floor apartment in Pforzheim (Baden-Württemberg), four residents died – probably due to the wrong use of a radiant heater. In March 2013, a fire in Backnang in Baden-Württemberg, died in an apartment a woman and seven of her children at the age of 6 months to 17 years. Also in this case, the occupants of the house caused the fire, according to the investigators accidentally.