Fire drama in Lübben: man (43) dies in house fire, daughter (17) saved

Luebben (Brandenburg) – Thick clouds of smoke moved over Lübben on Saturday night, several fire brigades were on duty, firefighters tried to bring a fire in the roof under control. But for the homeowner (43) any help came too late.


While a 17-year-old girl was able to escape from the burning house at the last second, any help came too late for her father. “He had obviously died as a result of smoke inhalation,” said a police spokesman on Saturday.

The police were informed of the fire in the apartment building on Lubolzer Hauptstraße at around 0.40 a.m. When the fire brigade arrived, the roof truss was on fire and the entire building was engulfed.

The house burned down completely

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The teenager was taken to hospital for treatment with suspected smoke inhalation. The police have started investigations to determine the cause of the fire.


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