Paris apartment building fire leaves 3 dead, 28 injured

Paris apartment building fire leaves 3 dead, 28 injured
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  • calendar-gray 22 June 2019

Three people have died as a result of a fire that occurred on Saturday at around 5 am in central Paris, AFP has reported, citing firefighters, APA reports citing Sputnik.

According to a spokesman of the fire department, 28 people, including a fighter, have been injured as well with some of the injured been intoxicated by the fire fume.

The department has mobilised a total of 200 firefighters, while the fire has been "taken under control but not extinguished", according to captain Florian Lointier.

​The six-storey residential building also houses a restaurant and a hammam.

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