Fire in Munich student dormitory: woman seriously injured


In a cellar fire in the Freimann district early Tuesday morning, five people were injured – two of them, a man and a woman, seriously.  The  fire broke out in the basement of a student residence in the Studentenstadt, Germany’s largest student residence in the Freimann district of Munich.

23-year-old is in mortal danger

According to initial information from the fire brigade, the cellar fire caused thick smoke that dragged up the stairwell to the sixth floor. ©

 The  fire itself was quickly brought under control. ©

 The  emergency services searched the building and came across the two seriously injured. A 23-year-old woman had to be resuscitated, her life is in danger. She had passed out on the way down from her apartment on the sixth floor on the fourth floor.

More injuries rescued by the fire brigade

Nothing is currently known about the condition of the other seriously injured man. Three students were slightly injured, one of them was admitted to a clinic and the other two were treated on site. 25 residents were cared for in an ambulance for the duration of the operation. ©

 The  fire brigade was deployed with around one hundred men.

Fire in the sauna – cause unclear

According to the police, the fire broke out in the sauna area in the basement, and the fire investigators have yet to determine the exact cause. Two apartments cannot be used for the time being. ©

 The  amount of the damage is in the six-digit range.

Note: In an earlier version of the article, we reported that one of the injured people died. Contrary to the agency’s information, this has not yet been confirmed.

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Fire Munich student dormitory woman injured


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