Erzenhausen (Kaiserslautern district) (ots) - Because of a defective dishwasher, there was a fire on Wednesday afternoon in an apartment on Eckstrasse.
A 79-year-old resident became aware of smoke in the corridor of the apartment building shortly before noon. She checked the affected apartment, where the dishwasher was on fire. The 79-year-old immediately left the house and informed the rescue workers. The fire brigade's emergency services extinguished the fire promptly. In order to rule out possible smoke gas poisoning, the elderly woman came to the hospital as a precaution.
The police assume a technical defect in the dishwasher. The damage should amount to several thousand euros. | elz
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Originally written by: Police headquarters West Palatinate
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