Maintal (dpa / lhe) - A fire in a former car dealership in Maintal (Main-Kinzig district) resulted in damage of tens of thousands of euros.

As a police spokesman said on Wednesday, 700 plastic chairs caught fire on Tuesday evening.

A person was therefore slightly injured.

According to initial findings, it should be arson.

The criminal police are investigating.

«Hessenschau.de» had previously reported.

The partly empty building, which is located in an industrial area, was used by several companies, according to the police. According to initial estimates by the fire brigade, the building was damaged by 50,000 euros and the owner estimated the chairs to be worth around 25,000 euros. The extinguishing work was therefore ended shortly before midnight.