Firemen tackle crematorium fire

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Firemen were called out to deal with an unplanned blaze in an Austrian crematorium at a cemetery in Graz this week. The blaze was caused when a filter overheated and was difficult to bring under control because of the thick isolation around the filter. The filter was fixed to one of the ovens used to […]

Pet cemetery plans in Vienna


Vienna is to get a pet cemetery, it has been announced.Social Democratic (SPÖ) Councillor Ulli Sima said today (Thurs) that the city’s first burial site for animals will be set up near the Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof) in the Simmering district. Sima said residents will be able to hold funeral processions for their deceased pets at […]