Berlin (dpa / bb) - In an apartment fire in the Berlin district of Fennpfuhl, a person suffered severe burns.

The fire broke out on Wednesday night shortly after midnight in an apartment on the third floor of a four-story apartment building, said a fire department spokesman on Wednesday morning.

Accordingly, furnishings went up in flames for a previously unknown cause.

The 22 firefighters were able to extinguish quickly.

Two adjoining apartments and the roof structure were checked; no other people were injured.

There was initially no information on the identity of the seriously injured person.

She was admitted to hospital for inpatient treatment.

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