A fire broke out at a primary school in the Ehrenfeld district of Cologne. The fire brigade is probably busy with the extinguishing work until late at night.
In the Astrid Lindgren elementary school in Cologne’s Ehrenfeld district, a fire broke out on Monday evening for reasons that have not yet been clarified. It was a major fire, said spokesmen for the fire brigade and police on request.
Numerous helpers rushed to the scene of the fire, including a dozen police officers. People are not in danger in the building, said a police spokesman. According to him, the alarm was raised around 7.45 p.m. The extinguishing work is expected to last until at least midnight. Further details on the mission were initially not given.
The Astrid Lindgren School portrays itself on its website on the Internet as “all-day primary school with inclusive learning that is open to all children, regardless of their religious affiliation and ethnic origin”.