Several people injured in an apartment fire in Spandau
Berlin. In the event of a fire in an apartment on Mertensstrasse in Spandau several people have been injured, at least one seriously. A fire department spokesman said there was a deflagration in the apartment on the second floor of an apartment building on Saturday afternoon. When the emergency services arrived, the apartment burned in full. First, a person was found with severe burn injuries, three other people were injured more easily according to initial findings.
The flames spread from the second to the third floor, said the spokesman. The fire brigade later announced on Twitter that four apartments were affected by the fire, the affected house and the neighboring house had been blocked by construction supervision. At first nothing was known about the cause and the exact course.
The fire brigade was on site with around 100 volunteers and professional firefighters.
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