On Friday evening it arrived in the Polish town of Koszalin, a tragic incident in an Escape Room. Five girls around the age of 15 years, lost in a fire your life. A 25-year-old man had to be taken to the hospital.
an Escape Room reacts in Zurich. In the case of "Escape Quest" to stay from now on, all doors open, such as employees, Sebastian Gec confirmed. Normally, these are a magnetic device is closed. You can find at the moment in contact with the fire Department and try and better solutions.
But even as the doors closed, they were not included really insured Gec. All rooms are equipped with emergency buttons that open the doors immediately. This is important, for example, if someone is in the room suddenly feels bad. In addition, the player will be constantly monitored video. "You were being watched the whole time by one of the game head and is never alone," says Gec.
How long will it take for the clarification with the fire Department and what measures are to be carefully implemented, is not yet clear. Until then, the doors in the case of "Escape Quest", which has branches in Zurich and Luzern remain, in response to the incident in Poland, however, open.
"we could happen"
At the company "The Escape", which is offered in Zurich and Bern, the rooms, the doors still closed. "We have taken all the necessary safety precautions," says an employee. There are certain rules to be complied with shall apply. So the visitors can be informed, for example, always be aware of all emergency exits.
in Addition, it is also in "The Escape" emergency buttons to open the doors. On the wall to be chained also. "We have something like that in Poland so not at all could happen."
Likewise, the spaces for "Escape Basel are" safe, verified owner Marco Lanzetta. The building is equipped with fire protection systems, and the visitors have always the possibility to leave the rooms. "I've played many of the rooms in foreign countries, and we have seen many things that would not be allowed in Switzerland," says Lanzetta. Therefore, he put a particular value on the safety of its visitors.
(Taken over by 20 minutes, edited, of the daily Gazette.ch/Newsnet.)
Created: 05.01.2019, 16:41 PM