Two children died in a fire in Leuzigen BE

Drama in the Bernese Seeland: Late on Sunday evening, the Bern canton police received an emergency call about a fire in a residential building on Steinackerstrasse in Leuzigen. The emergency services and rescue workers, who were deployed immediately, noticed a heavy smoke development and flames rising from the building when they arrived on site.

Two adults and a child were able to escape from the house on a canopy and were rescued from there by the fire brigade using a ladder. A second child had been able to leave the house on their own. The four people were slightly injured and brought to the hospital by ambulance. The fire brigade located and recovered two other children in the course of the operation in the building. Despite immediately initiated rescue measures, her death had to be determined.

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