In Trzciniec (Lubelskie Voivodeship), a one-story single-family house burned down. Firefighters removed the man’s body from inside. He is, according to police, most likely an 87-year-old tenant. His identity is being established.
The emergency services were informed about the fire on Sunday at 8 o’clock. A total of eight fire brigades were dispatched to the site.
– A one-story wooden, sheet-covered building was on fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found a heavily developed fire. Smoke was pouring out of roof cracks and window openings. The equipment inside was significantly burned, the duty officer of the Provincial Headquarters of the State Fire Service in Lublin reported.
The man is dead
When firefighters managed to get inside, they found the charred body of a man in one of the rooms.
– We assume that the deceased may be an 87-year-old resident of this house. According to the police, he lived alone and had difficulty moving around. Currently, under the supervision of the prosecutor, activities are underway to clarify the circumstances of this event and confirm the identity of the deceased – says Edyta Żur, spokeswoman for the police in Opole Lubelskie.
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