A tragic fire occurred on Friday afternoon in Brzeszcze (Małopolskie Voivodeship). A woman was killed in the incident and her husband was hospitalized. We received the first information and the recording on Contact 24.
The report about the fire was received by the services around 15.30.
– There was a fire in a wooden house in Brzeszcze – said staff aspirant Małgorzata Jurecka, press officer of the District Police Headquarters in Oświęcim.
– Upon arrival at the emergency services site, it turned out that the owner of the house, an 84-year-old man, was outside the building when the fire broke out. When he noticed what was happening, he and his son and adult grandson started to try to extinguish the fire. Unfortunately, his 81-year-old wife, whose body was later found by firefighters, remained inside, she informed.
Firefighters fought the fire for more than four hours. “The owner of the house was rushed to the hospital,” the policewoman said.
– At the moment, there are activities of the services at the scene of the incident. Police officers under the supervision of the prosecution will now determine the circumstances of this event. At the moment, the causes of the fire are not known yet – she announced after 7 p.m.
Main photo source: Contact 24 / Dawid Burzacki-Dziennik Śledczy