Reichstag fire at night: According to media reports, police are looking for perpetrators
Reichstag fire in Berlin: According to media reports, there are police searches
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During the night there was a fire at the Berlin Reichstag building. However, local media speak of an arson attack.
Berlin – Am Berlin Reichstag building burned a particle board on Monday night. Against 0.30 a.m. For a reason unknown until now, a small area of chipboard caught fire on a window on the east side of the building, as a fire department spokesman said in the morning. The fire started before the arrival of the fire Department deleted.
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According to the spokesman, the mission was initially 50 rescue workers were called after around 30 minutes completed. Nobody got hurt. The Cause of fire was still unclear in the morning. First had B.Z. and image reported.
According to information from the two newspapers, the police are looking for the perpetrator or perpetrators. “Previously unknown perpetrators had a flammable liquid on a particle board at Friedrich-Ebert-Platz on the east side of the building that would replace, shed and ignite a window,” writes Bild.de.
The Berlin police initially did not confirm this on Monday morning. Since the Reichstag building under one special protection stands, initially more firefighters were called than were ultimately necessary, the spokesman said. (dpa / frs)
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