After an explosion in a residential building in Stuttgart (Baden-Württemberg), parts of the building collapsed. Four people, including two children, were injured on Monday morning, according to a fire department spokesman. An 85-year-old is missing. A gas explosion is believed to be the cause of the fire.
During the night, part of the building was completely on fire. The surrounding houses were partially evacuated. The residents were able to return to their apartments after some time.
Cars in front of the house were damaged, one vehicle burned out completely, said the fire department spokesman. Some of the windows of the buildings in the neighborhood were cracked. The fire brigade was on site with up to 100 emergency services.