Fire breaks out at German asylum-seeker home, 1 person dead
Police say one person has died in a fire at a home for asylum-seekers in southern Germany, WHIO TV reports.
Officers were alerted at about 3 a.m. Wednesday to the blaze at the building, which currently houses 163 people. Police said that firefighters quickly brought under control the fire that had broken out in one apartment, sending smoke through the two-story building.
Fourteen people were slightly injured as a result of inhaling smoke. Police said a body was found in the apartment where the fire broke out, but they had no immediate details on the person's identity.