Frankfurt (dpa/lhe) - In the Frankfurt-Gallus district, five people were injured in a roof fire in a residential building on Wednesday evening. Among them were three firefighters and two residents of the house, the police said on Thursday. When the emergency services arrived, the entire roof truss was already on fire with a length of 25 meters.
The fire then spread to several neighboring houses. A fire watch monitored and extinguished embers well into the night. On Wednesday morning, the fire brigade and police checked the scene of the fire again. The cause of the fire is still being determined. The police assume a high property damage.