In Świdnica in Lower Silesia there was a fire in a three-story residential building. As the services informed on Saturday evening, the unused attic is on fire. According to TVN24, one person was injured. The firefighting operation is to last several hours.
We got the first information about the fire on Contact 24. Asp. Paweł Szydłowski, deputy press officer of the County Headquarters of the State Fire Service in Świdnica, said that the notification about a fire in the tenement house in the Market Square was received by the services at 9:22 PM.
Firefighter: we have a problem with putting out the attic
– A three-story apartment building is on fire, exactly – the attic is on fire. The tenants of the building left it alone, we evacuated the residents of the neighboring buildings. We have a problem with extinguishing the attic, because access from the staircase is not possible, firefighting action is only possible from the outside. There are 17 fire brigades on site. We managed to control the fire, the fire does not spread to the neighboring buildings – informed the firefighter around 23.00.
The fireman said that no one was injured as a result of the fire, but according to TVN24, one person was injured. She is conscious, has light burns.
The cause of the fire is not known yet. Late Saturday evening it was announced that the firefighting operation would last at least 3 hours.
Main photo source: Piotr Balawajder / Contact 24