1 dead, 19 people injured in German hospital fire
BERLIN — Officials said one person has died and 19 more have been injured in a fire at a hospital in the western German city of Duesseldorf.
City authorities said Tuesday that the fire broke out late Monday at Duesseldorf’s Marienhospital.
A 77-year-old man died at the scene.
Duesseldorf fire service spokesman Christopher Schuster said seven people suffered serious injuries from smoke inhalation, four of them life-threatening.
The cause of the fire is being investigated. /kga
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