the Message about the fire came in at 1.02 that it was the full guy in the house in Hovsveien. The fire department was on site 20 minutes later and started the exterior of the extinguishing of the boligbrannen, but the building was completely overtent.
Status now is that the house is totalskadd, it will burn down, but it is not a risk of spreading to neighbouring buildings, and we are still working on extinguishing the fire on the spot. The two that live in the house, came out. There is an older couple in the 70-years, and the man has got burns. The extent of the damage, incidentally, is not known. They are taken care of on the traumemottak, says operasjonsleder Terje Skaftnes in the East police to the NTB at 1.45.
In addition to the two residents were three people evacuated from a neighboring house, for safety's sake.
– the Cause of the fire is not known yet. We are working on the site now, talking with people there, trying to collect what we can of the information, and then we will follow up in the daytime, " says Skaftnes.