Only the man's apartment was affected by the fire in the four-storey apartment building. No other residents were injured, according to the statement. The police initially estimated the property damage at around 70,000 euros, but on Friday it was around 100,000 euros.
Hesse: apartment fire probably caused by a cigarette
Kassel (dpa/lhe) - The apartment fire in Kassel, in which a 63-year-old man was critically injured on Thursday, could have been caused by a smoldering cigarette.