Eleven dead after early morning fire destroys holiday home for people with disabilities in France

Officials said the fire broke out at 6:30am (local time) at the house in Wintzenheim, near the German border, and firefighters quickly put it out.

“We think we have located the 11 bodies,” a firefighter told Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne as she visited the site of the incident. Eight bodies have been found and three more were thought to have been located under the rubble.

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Date published:
Wed 9th Aug, 2023