Saturday, January 21, 2017

Fierce fire in three buildings in Lillehammer – Nine people are evacuated – VG

the Fire department was not able to prevent the fire from spreading further to the two new wooden buildings. Now they fear further proliferation.

It tells operasjonsleder Atle B. von Obstfelder in the Inland police to VG.

– Fire department has received a slightly negative development, and it burns now in three buildings, ” says operasjonslederen to VG.

a total Of nine people were evacuated from the building where the fire started. In the two buildings which the fire has spread to, there should be no people.

– We work with you to get verified this, but it should be to talk about the buildings with only shops, ” says Obstfelder.

the Fire started in an apartment where a group of friends of four people, most of them students, are resident. The police have control of all four, as well as five of their neighbors.

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A woman in 20-years is carried out and taken to the emergency room with an ambulance, informs the Obstfelder.

Buildings located at the intersection of main street and Elvegata in Lillehammer, norway.

Fear more the spread

It wasn’t long before the fire brigade had to give up to save the building where the fire started, nor to focus on to avoid the spread. Unfortunately also showed itself to be difficult, and firefighters fear that the fire will spread further.

– the pedestrian Street is laid up so that there is betongskiller in parts of the town houses. It means that a build to is in danger before the next betongskille, but also this should be a building with no apartments, ” says Obstfelder.

All nødedatene is on the premises, and the fire department of Lillehammer receive assistance from the neighboring municipality of Islands. A total of five fire engines involved in the work.

. (64) rescued out with the ladder

Enkemannen Åge Pedersen (64) is next door to the students in the apartment where it caught fire. After having fallen asleep on the couch late Saturday night, he woke to the buzzing fire alarms in the middle of the night.

the Fire brigade were very quickly on the spot and rescued me down with a ladder. I am very grateful for the work they do here now, ” says Pedersen VG.

Pedersen tells that he didn’t get to take anything in particular out of the apartment – not their phone. Now doubt he that he gets to see the assets their again.

the Building burns enough down, but the most important is no matter that it goes well with all of them, ” he says.

All of the evacuees have been offered to stay at the hotel in the night, according to Pedersen.

<p>RETAILERÆRER HOLES: From stigebilen retailerærer the fire department a hole in the roof.</p>

CUT HOLE: From stigebilen cuts to the fire department a hole in the roof.

Photo: Geir Olsen, NTB scanpix

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