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Romania: Fire at Bucharest retirement home leaves 1 dead

September 30, 2017 - 12:29 AM

BUCHAREST, Romania - Authorities in Romania say one person has died and 19 people were hospitalized for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out at a retirement home in the capital.

Department of Emergency Situations head Raed Arafat said the blaze erupted early Saturday at the home in Bucharest.

Bagdasar Arseni Hospital spokesman Florin Bica says a firefighter also was being treated for a head injury.

Firefighters were working to extinguish the blaze, which spread from the retirement home to an adjacent auto service and a house.

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