One dead, 19 injured in German hospital fire

Published: September 10, 2019 17:01:16 | Updated: September 14, 2019 10:46:09

Officials say one person has died and 19 more have been injured in a fire at a hospital in the western German city of Duesseldorf, reports AP.

City authorities said Tuesday that the fire broke out late Monday at Duesseldorf's Marienhospital.

A 77-year-old man died at the scene.

Duesseldorf fire service spokesman Christopher Schuster said seven people suffered serious injuries from smoke inhalation, four of them life-threatening.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.


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