Halle (Saxony-Anhalt) – Two people died in an apartment fire in Halle on Sunday.
The fire broke out around 1 p.m. in an apartment on the second floor of an apartment building on Lessingstrasse.
According to police, the two victims are a woman and a man. Further information on the identity of the two could not be given. The cause of the fire is still unclear.
“The other tenants had to be evacuated,” Halle police spokesman Alexander Junghans told BILD. When and if they can return to their homes still needs to be clarified.
26 firefighters with seven fire engines were deployed to fight the fire.