Black smoke over Zurich’s old town
Fire brigade fights fire in Niederdorf
Big fire in Zurich’s old town! Protection and rescue confirms a major operation near the pike place.
There is a fire in Zurich’s Niederdorf near Hechtplatz.
Black smoke rises over the roofs of Zurich’s old town on Monday evening, as shown by Blick reader reporters. The fire apparently broke out in a building in Niederdorf that is currently being renovated. The Zurich city police confirmed an operation to Blick.
Marco Grendelmeier, media spokesman for Protection and Rescue Zurich, says: “It is an attic fire near Hechtplatz. The professional fire brigade is on site with a larger contingent.” (ct)