Three people died in a fire in an apartment building in Stains (Seine-Saint-Denis). An investigation was carried out open to determine the origin of the tragedy.
[Put to; day November 25, 2023 at 5:25 p.m.] Three women dead and eight people injured, including a child in absolute emergency, this is the sad outcome of a fire which affected a residential building, Stains, in Seine-Saint-Denis, on the night of Friday November 24 to Saturday November 25. Indeed, shortly before 2 a.m., a fire broke out on the ground floor of this unsanitary building which should be evacuated immediately. next week. A resident of the building testified to this. with RTL: "When I watched through the window, I saw people passing by. They started à run. Then I heard, when I opened the window, 'Fire, fire, fire'. This is where that I went down. A lady who had gone out had already burnt hands. She was screaming 'my baby, my baby!' Directly, we called the firefighters.
According to the city's mayor, Azzédine Taïbi, the three victims of this "terrible drama" are a 65-year-old tenant, on the third floor, her sister and a friend whom she welcomed to her home after a family celebration. According to information from
Parisien, the three bodies were discovered after the fire was destroyed Extinguished by the firefighters. Among the eight injured mentioned by the prefecture in a press release, three are in serious condition, including a 6-year-old boy in absolute emergency, added the chosen one. A firefighter was also killed. slightly injured in the fire.
An investigation opened by the Bobigny public prosecutor's office and entrusted to the department's judicial police will have to determine the causes of the fire, which are unknown at this time. this stage. However, this does not mean that the fire was intentional. The investigation is only just beginning and there are many findings and checks to be made. do", said the prosecution, which was echoed in the daily newspaper. The mayor indicated; on his side that he had taken an arrest security (formerly called endangerment) on November 27, but also that the building had to be placed in danger. under seal and that the inhabitants will be evacuated next Wednesday.