By Rob Hyde Temperatures rose so high this weekend that seven cars burst into flames in a car park in Voralberg. 30 firefighters rushed to scene to put out the flames which had engulfed the car park in the market town of Hard, near the Bodensee Lake. Police said the sophisticated technology involved in new […]
An OAP was taken to hospital with smoke poisoning after her 30-year-old hair dryer burst into flames in Leonding, Austria. The 77-year-old, told paramedics: “I switched it on but it didn’t work so I left it. “I guess I must have forgotten to switch it off again though, because the next thing I knew the […]
Fare dodger Andreas F burst into flames when he stepped on a high voltage railway electricity cable trying to take a short cut out of a station in Breitensee, Austria, from a bridge onto a platform roof. Police say a 39-year-old man is in a “critical” condition in hospital with severe burns.
Seven injured in apartment blaze
Seven people have been injured in a fire in Hainburg, Austria, yesterday (Thurs) evening. The blaze began on the first floor of an apartment block, the reasons for which are not yet clear. More than 50 fire fighters came to put out the flames coming from a first floor apartment with support from 20 paramedics, […]
Plane crash claims two
Two people were killed in a plane crash in Upper Austria this afternoon (Thurs).Officials in Hirschbach im Mühlkreis in the provinces Freistadt district said both the pilot and the sole passenger of the single-engine aircraft died instantly when it went up in flames after careering into an embankment at a restaurant close to the local […]