Oh No! 7 Dead In Paris Building Fire

A building fire in Paris has killed 7 people and left 28 others injured. According to reports, the fire ripped through a building on Monday night leaving so many casualties. Three firefighters were also reported to have sustained minor injuries.  Fire service spokesperson Captain Clement Cognon, while speaking on the sad incident said; “the toll could still increase because the fire is still in progress on the 7th and 8th floors.” The fire which has since been described as a  “scene of incredible violence”,  started at about 1:00 am (0000 GMT). Its cause is so far unknown.Captain Cognon added: “We had to carry out many rescues, including some people who had taken refuge on the roofs. Thirty people were evacuated on ladders.”  At approximately 5:00 am (0400 GMT), fire crews had finished evacuating the block on rue Erlanger but were still fighting the flames.   Photo Credit: AFP


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