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The fire is out of control in Osby

It burns in an apartment building in Osby.

The occupants of the building were evacuated.

There are about thirty firefighters out there now battling the flames, says Rescue Service inland leader Matthias Ostling.

The alarm about the fire in the apartment building in Osby came at 21.22. Police, rescue services and an ambulance have been notified at the site.

– It started with a fire in an apartment, then spread further into the attic. The roof has been built and there are about thirty firefighters there now battling the flames. He’s not yet under control, says Matthias Ostling, the rescue service’s in-house leader.

Residents of the building were evacuated and the police received no reports of injuries.

– All people should have exited the building, says Philip Anas, press spokesman for the Southern Police District.

It is unclear how the fire started.

– We’re still at the site. At the moment, there is no suspicion of a crime, says Philip Anas.

There should be no danger of the fire spreading, according to the rescue service.

At 02.50 at night, the fire is still going on.

– We are still fishing in construction, the fire is not completely under control but smaller than before. We have scaled back efforts, but we will continue all night,” says Matthias Ostling, the rescue service’s in-house lead.

At present, the forecast is that the fire will continue until 06:00.

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