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Elderly woman dies in Zurich fire

National News // May 9, 2019

An elderly woman has died in an apartment fire in Zurich. The blaze broke out in the middle of the city on Tuesday. Police have confirmed the victim is the 76-year-old tenant.

pixabay Elderly woman dies in Zurich fire

The fire brigade had to break into the flat through a window. The woman was found dead inside.

Investigations into how the fire started are underway, but Zurich City Police say it wasn’t arson.  Neighbors say the victim was a heavy smoker.

Tags: death, Zurich, fire

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