after the arrival of the fire brigade killed the flames were already through the roof of the middle one of the three affected homes. “I was not long home from my work, when suddenly the power went out. I tried that back on, but that did not work. Then I am up walking, because I there noise heard. When I saw that there was smoke hung. The only thing I could do was me to the outside rush and help call,” testified Rita De Roose.Newly renovated
Her house has heavy damage. The attic, which was decorated as a bedroom, is through the fire and completely destroyed. “The first floor and the ground floor were badly hit by the water. We have a wooden ceilings : who love nothing”, sighs the woman.
“We had our house, only recently totally renovated and were quite proud of the result. At no time have we lost everything,” said the heavily afflicted victim.Arise with the neighbor
The devastating fire is not in the house of Rita herself, but at her neighbor Fabrice Gevaert. “This morning is a contractor to the work to the eaves on the street side of my house. Without forward to want to walk on the research, I fear that during that restoration, something went wrong. Probably is something to continue to smolder and so is my drain is starting to burn,” said Fabrice. The damage to his property is limited to the roof and the attic.
Also a third house to share in the chunks. It is a home that is for sale and that is uninhabited. The fire mound in the front door in to the property to the west. The fire had spread through the roof of the house next door under the roof tiles scattered.