Residents evacuated after plastic bottle fire in Solothurn
Residents at an apartment block in canton Solothurn had to be evacuated after a PET plastic bottle recycling bin caught fire in the early hours of yesterday morning.
The fire belched noxious fumes and caused thousands of francs of damage to the building in Zuchwil.
Police say the fire had already reached the building by the time firefighters arrived.
It’s not known what caused the fire – an investigation is underway.