In case of a fire during a so-called Escape Games came to Poland five girls killed. As the Agency PAP reported, citing a fire Department spokesman, the fire on Friday evening in a building in Koszalin in the North of the country. A 25-year-old man survived, he was brought according to the investigators hospitalized with severe burns.
If an Escape Game a group trying to escape from a locked room. In many countries, the game, the puzzles and crack Codes to be solved has developed in recent years to a Trend.
In the case of the death of the victims was a Teenager, at the age of about 15 years, said interior Minister Joachim Brudzinski in the news channel TVN24. They would have celebrated together the birthday of one of the girls. The families of the victims of the politicians of the law and justice party (PiS) to said non-bureaucratic help.
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The President of Poland, Andrzej Duda spoke on Twitter of a "devastating tragedy". Five cheerful girl had early been snatched from this life. On television shots from the scene of emergency vehicles in front of a two-storey house, with a sign for Escape the Room was advertised.
the cause of The fire, there was initially no further information. According to initial findings, the fire brigade, the fire broke out in an adjacent room. A police spokeswoman said the Agency PAP, for information as to the speculation that a gas cylinder caused the fire, it was still too early. The public Prosecutor took investigation - including witness and the owner of the games company to be interviewed.
Minister of the interior, Brudzinski announced Inspections of the fire protection measures in all Escape the Rooms in Poland. This should already start on Saturday, it said. Meanwhile it became known that the operator of such services must obtain in Poland so far, no special permits from the fire Department.
Koszalin is located approximately 160 kilometres to the West of Danzig (Gdansk). The mayor of the city, Piotr Jedlinski, declared Sunday a day of mourning.