19 injured in France high-rise blaze,part of building collapses
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19 injured in France high-rise blaze,part of building collapses

Part of the building collapsed and guests from a neighbouring hotel were also evacuated, said fire lieutenant-colonel Sylvain Gergaud.

world Updated: Jan 10, 2019 12:19 IST
Agence France-Presse
Agence France-Presse
Toulouse (France)
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The blaze had been brought under control by daybreak. (Representational Image)(AFP)

Nineteen people were injured, two seriously, when a fire swept through a four-storey apartment building in the southwestern French city of Toulouse, the fire service told AFP on Thursday.

Part of the building collapsed and guests from a neighbouring hotel were also evacuated, said fire lieutenant-colonel Sylvain Gergaud.

The blaze had been brought under control by daybreak.

First Published: Jan 10, 2019 12:19 IST