Ribnitz-Damgarten (dpa / mv) - A man died in a fire in a single-family house in the village of Grünheide (Vorpommern-Rügen district).
For an unexplained cause, there was heavy smoke development on Saturday night on the ground floor of the family house, the police said.
The 53-year-old resident noticed this and tried to save his 82-year-old father from the house.
Because of the poor visibility and the smoke, he had to abort the rescue attempt and informed the fire department.
She found a dead person in the house who, according to the police, is probably the father.
The 53-year-old suffered mild smoke inhalation and was taken to hospital.
The property damage amounts to approximately 50,000 euros.
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