Fire destroys the family's place of residence: After the fire, the apartment is uninhabitable.
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Last Sunday, a family in Geringswalde lost their home after a fire. The city has now launched an appeal for donations.

Fire destroys the family’s place of residence: After the fire, the apartment is uninhabitable. © Lausitznews

What happened? The fire broke out in the apartment building on the market at around 6.45 p.m. According to the police, the kitchen and living room were on fire.

The fire brigade was able to prevent the flames from spreading further.

According to the first findings of the police, the fire was apparently caused by negligent action.

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Four people were taken to hospital with suspected smoke inhalation.

Several thousand euros were damaged and the apartment is no longer habitable after the fire.

A family with three children is affected. She is currently left with nothing.

The kitchen and living room were on fire in the fire last Sunday.

The kitchen and living room were on fire in the fire last Sunday. © Lausitznews

In order to support the families affected, the city of Geringswalde has set up a donation account. If you want to help, you can transfer to the following donation account: Account holder: City of Geringswalde, IBAN: DE43 8709 6124 0100 0126 85 (Volksbank Mittweida eG), intended purpose: Donation for the fire in the house of the Hammer family.

Important! The purpose must really be clearly stated so that the transfer can be assigned.

The district fire brigade association of Central Saxony also supports this call for donations: “‘One for all, all for one’ firefighters help in need. Now one of us is in need and needs urgent help. Last Sunday there was an apartment fire in Geringswalde. Affected is the apartment of a fire brigade comrade. The family, including the three children, is currently faced with nothing. And that in the run-up to Christmas.”

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Donations in kind and offers for work can also be offered, contact Ms. Hammer, contact details can be found on the homepage of the city of Geringswalde.

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