Daughter saved – Italy: Bedridden man (98) dies in fire


Daughter saved – Italy: Bedridden man (98) dies in fire

In Cardeto, a municipality in the southern Italian region of Calabria, a 98-year-old man has died as a result of a serious fire. The bedridden man perished in the flames that engulfed his house. His daughter and son-in-law were rescued with minor injuries.

In Sardinia’s Nuoro province, a 55-year-old forest worker died at his home in Baunei after a hard day’s work to put out the fire. His death was due to a heart attack.

A record temperature of 48 degrees Celsius was measured in Sardinia on Tuesday. Like other Italian regions, Sardinia is struggling with several fires in its territory.

Fire threatened hospital
A major fire that broke out in the mountains around Palermo airport reached the airport grounds on Tuesday, which was closed for several hours. Several flights have been cancelled. The fires also threatened the hospital “Cervello”.

Source: Krone


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