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Germany: Three injured after refugees forced to jump from burning asylum centre01:32

Germany: Three injured after refugees forced to jump from burning asylum centre

Germany, Bad Homburg
February 6, 2017 at 04:57 GMT -00:00 · Published

Three refugees were injured after a fire broke out in an asylum accommodation centre in Bad Homburg vor der Hohe, near Frankfurt on Sunday night, forcing refugees to jump from the burning building with the help of firefighters.

Firefighters and medics were dispatched on site and successfully managed to evacuate the 62 inhabitants of the centre. Several residents were stuck on balconies and on the rooftop of the building and had to be rescued by firefighters with several having to jump with the aid of air cushions. Two refugees sustained injuries due to smoke inhalation, while one was injured by jumping from the burning building.

Due to damage caused by the blaze, the building has been rendered uninhabitable for the time being. Local authorities informed that the residents are being taken care of by the German Red Cross. The cause of the fire is yet to be established.

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Three refugees were injured after a fire broke out in an asylum accommodation centre in Bad Homburg vor der Hohe, near Frankfurt on Sunday night, forcing refugees to jump from the burning building with the help of firefighters.

Firefighters and medics were dispatched on site and successfully managed to evacuate the 62 inhabitants of the centre. Several residents were stuck on balconies and on the rooftop of the building and had to be rescued by firefighters with several having to jump with the aid of air cushions. Two refugees sustained injuries due to smoke inhalation, while one was injured by jumping from the burning building.

Due to damage caused by the blaze, the building has been rendered uninhabitable for the time being. Local authorities informed that the residents are being taken care of by the German Red Cross. The cause of the fire is yet to be established.

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