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Everywhere was smoke, and it smelled like burning plastic

As of the scientific staff of the municipal office for environmental and health protection occurs in the morning after 6 a.m. through the main entrance, he sees fire. Biting odour filled the stairwell. "Everywhere was smoke, and it stank of burnt plastic," he says to This does not prevent the man not to go to the first floor and his office from the fire Department to call. This last part of his action is also to be seen on the Video of the reader reporter. One also sees that, as he turns off the light and leaves the office.

The man upstairs is calling the fire Department and leaves the room. Video: reader reporter "20 minutes"/Tamedia

The municipal employees was not the only one who noticed the fire in the basement of the building at birmensdorferstrasse 83, and to sound the Alarm. A few minutes after six hits, the fire brigade and fought during two hours the fire in the basement directly below the Irishpubs McGee's. There, the rescue workers find a body, such as the city police announced in the Morning. About their identity, they can say up to now nothing. Similarly, little is known about the exact cause of death. Both are the subject of ongoing investigations.

A Bang was to be heard

A local resident told "20 minutes" to record that you've heard against 6 at a pop. Then the fire broke out. More bangs followed. To whom is the burned-out cellar belongs to, is not telling the police. Similarly, why a Person was at this time in the basement of the business building.

The offices in which the employees of the city are the Morning after the fire, as usual in operation. In the hallway it smells a few hours after the fire, still strong of burning plastic. Around the house, the traces of fire are visible: broken slices and melted Container. On the house walls, Russ. The police is currently investigating.

Now the police are looking for witnesses. Who has made on Thursday morning in the space station Wiedikon/birmensdorf road/mold road observations, is asked, the city police (Tel. To report 0 444 117 117).

The fire broke out in a backyard. Map: Google Maps


Created: 03.01.2019, 14:13 PM

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