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Five people arrested after fire in German vluchtelingencentrum

Five people arrested after fire in German vluchtelingencentrum

Five residents of the shelter for refugees in Hövelhof in the German state of North rhine-Westphalia have been arrested in connection with the great fire in which more than fifty people were injured.

They are suspected of mattresses on fire to have been put into, reported a spokesman of the police of Bielefeld Friday morning.

Thirty residents after the fire transferred to the hospital. A victim is badly injured. The wounded have mostly suffer from smoke inhalation.

The fire broke out in a barracks of the former military barracks. The building is completely burned to the ground, had reported to the police. The fire brigade had the fire on Thursday night extinguished. Live on the property about five hundred refugees.

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