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Germany: Two injured in Lichterfelde refugee camp blaze01:19

Germany: Two injured in Lichterfelde refugee camp blaze

Germany, Berlin
April 14, 2015 at 10:53 GMT +00:00 · Published

Two people were injured from smoke inhalation after a refugee camp in Berlin's Lichterfelde district caught fire on Tuesday, causing half of the roof to collapse.

The fire broke out in the left side of the three-storey building and quickly spread to the roof. The refugee camp is separated into two parts, with younger residents in the left side and older residents in the right side. Both sides are separated by a firewall.

About 60 people were rescued from the blaze by fire services.

Germany: Two injured in Lichterfelde refugee camp blaze01:19
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Two people were injured from smoke inhalation after a refugee camp in Berlin's Lichterfelde district caught fire on Tuesday, causing half of the roof to collapse.

The fire broke out in the left side of the three-storey building and quickly spread to the roof. The refugee camp is separated into two parts, with younger residents in the left side and older residents in the right side. Both sides are separated by a firewall.

About 60 people were rescued from the blaze by fire services.

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