A fire in a block of flats at Wileńska Street in Łódź. – Nine people are under the care of the Medical Rescue Team, we are waiting for a decision whether they will need to be hospitalized – said Łukasz Górczyński, spokesman for the Łódź fire brigade. He added that the fire was extinguished. We received the first information and the recording on Kontakt 24.
Junior captain Łukasz Górczyński, press officer of the Municipal Headquarters of the State Fire Service in Łódź, reported that 11 fire brigades were working at the site of the fire in Łódź. We received the call around 10:30. The content of the notification showed that the flames covered an apartment on the ninth floor of a multi-family building, he said after 11.30.
About twenty residents evacuated the building before the arrival of the emergency services.
– A 55-year-old man managed to evacuate the burning premises at the last moment and was evacuated by firefighters from the stairwell – reported the firefighter.
Nine people in the care of the ambulance
Firefighters also evacuated the tenants of neighboring apartments, a total of nine people, including one child.
– They are all under the care of the Medical Rescue Team, we are waiting for a decision on whether hospitalization will be necessary – Górczyński said. He added that the fire has now been extinguished.
– As a result, one apartment burned down completely, the staircase was damaged. Firefighters are still working on the spot due to the very heavy smoke that appeared in the building – added the spokesman for the Łódź fire brigade.
The reasons for the appearance of fire are not yet known.
The fire broke out in a building at 36 Wileńska Street
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