A fire broke out on a farm in Cortébert BE. The residents were able to get to safety in good time. 70 animals could be saved, but for some of them any help came too late.
In Rière le Moulin in Cortébert BE, a farm burned brightly on Friday night. “At about 1 o’clock in the night the fire lit the whole horizon. The fire was enormous », said one reader. As Kapo Bern reports, no one was harmed. “ The three people in the living area of the farm were able to leave the building independently,” said Kapo spokesman Joël Regli.
The flames raged in the agricultural part and in the adjoining house. On site, 25 fire fighters from the Center-Vallon fire brigade fought against the fire, supported by specialists from Biel. Around 70 animals were brought to safety from the fire. For 50 calves, however, any help came too late, they died in the flames.