At least 10 dead and dozens injured in a fire in Paris, resident held

At a fire in an apartment in Paris on the night of Monday to Tuesday are at least ten people were killed, 37 others were injured. A woman who is in the building, and psychological problems would have had, was held.

Monday night’s fire started in a block of flats in the 16th arrondissement, in the south-west of Paris. Where the past few months, several times fire broke out in obsolete blocks that are located in poorer districts found, the system here is a modern and chic apartment building.

“The balance is terrible,” said the Paris mayor, Anne Hidalgo (PS), that Monday morning very early was on the spot. At least ten people were killed, 37 others were injured. Also, at least six firefighters. Hundreds of firefighters were trying on Friday, the very rapid expansion of fire to fight.

It seems that the fire was lit. The Paris public prosecutor opened an investigation for “voluntary damage by fire resulting in death’. A female occupant of the apartment was Monday night already picked up. The attorney made in the meantime also announced that the 40-year-old woman, who in the past psychiatric problems had’, was held.

According to sources at the police women would first have tried to get a car and a garbage bin on fire. ‘It seems that they are disagreement with the neighbors and that arguing is bad, the last, after which they fire has established in the building.”

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