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Fire in apartment building in Stettlen BE
A fire broke out on Friday morning in an apartment building in the canton of Bern.
Stettlen BE is very close to the city of Bern.
At 10.30 a.m. on Friday morning an emergency call came in to the Bern cantonal police: fire in an apartment building in Stettlen BE! When the emergency services arrived on site, they found that the flames were blowing upstairs.
They were able to locate the fire inside the building, bring it under control and finally extinguish it. A total of around 65 members of various fire departments were deployed. Among other things, members of the Bern fire department were on site.
Brought to the hospital with an ambulance
A man who had been in the house at the time of the fire was injured and had to be taken to the hospital with an ambulance. The residents of two apartment buildings adjacent to the affected building were evacuated for security reasons.
They were able to return to the houses after the fire. The house affected by the fire is no longer habitable. A living solution could be found for the residents. Bernstrasse had to be blocked in both directions for the duration of the extinguishing work. Redirection has been set up. (Bra)