Hassfurt (dpa/lby) - Eight people were injured in the fire in a four-family house in Hassfurt (Hassberge district). One of them is being treated in hospital for severe burn injuries, the police said on Friday. The cause of the fire was initially unclear, the police said.
Some of the residents should have been rescued on Friday with the help of a turntable ladder. Dense smoke was coming out of the house when the police arrived after the emergency call.
According to initial findings, the fire could have broken out on the first floor of the house. The police are investigating the cause. The police assume that property damage of more than 100,000 euros has occurred.