NewsResidential complex in Essen is on fire

Residential complex in Essen is on fire

A complete residential complex is on fire in Essen's west district. The fire department is on site.

According to the first findings of the fire brigade, a complete residential complex caught fire in the Westviertel in Essen. "All available professional fire brigades were alerted," said a spokesman early Monday morning.

He couldn't say whether there were any injuries or deaths. The fire could not be brought under control. Nothing was known about a possible cause of the fire. dpa

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