PARIS - A large fire in a residence for foreign workers in a Paris suburb on Friday demanded a life. According to French media, the police found traces in the hall of the building in Boulogne-Billancourt indicating arson. A resident is suspected that he had started the fire.
The victim is an immigrant from Mali in their forties. He fell or jumped from a window after the outbreak of the fire. Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has expressed on Twitter his condolences and promised thorough investigation.
According to France 24 Fourteen people were injured. The fire department said he had rescued some residents dead with ladders from certain. But there was also criticism: According to the president of the residents, the fire department was too late on the spot.