After the devastating fire in a so-called Escape Game in Poland has been taken by the owner of the ill-operation on a provisional basis. It was a 28-year-old man from the Wielkopolska province, said police President Jaroslaw Szymczyk on Sunday at a televised press conference. This is not a record. The company could not be reached for comment by telephone.
On Friday came in the case of such a game in a building in Koszalin in the North of the country, five 15-year-old girl killed in a fire, a 25-year-old man suffered severe burns. According to the initial findings of the Prosecutor's office was escaped in an entrance hall with a Gas canister and had lit up. There are several gas heaters ensured.
The operators of the Escape rooms in Poland have to obtain any special permits from the fire Department. After the deadly fire tragedy, the game places the country to be reviewed.
A fire service spokesman urged the operators to take advantage of the "Escape-room" until the completion of the on Saturday launched inspections on how the news Agency PAP reported. Would be considered, in particular fire protection measures. In the case of non-observance of the relevant provisions, the owners could be punished, and the operation of the venue are prohibited.
authorities estimate the number of "Escape rooms" in Poland to around 1000 - most of them in Warsaw. In the case of an "Escape Game" or escape game is a group trying to escape from a locked room. You have to solve it under time pressure, certain puzzles and tasks. Escape Games have developed in recent years in many countries, also in Germany, a Trend.More about
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On Friday wanted to the girl in the "Escape room" in Koszalin, a birthday party, were locked in a room and could not save themselves in time, as in the building a fire broke out. The coastal town of Koszalin (Koszalin) is located about 180 kilometers East of Greifswald. The mayor of Koszalin Piotr Jedlinski, declared Sunday a day of mourning. The procession of the Three kings has been canceled. (dpa)