Berne (dpa / lni) - When a stable fire in Berne, four horses and numerous sheep died on Wednesday night.

As the police announced, part of the roof collapsed during the extinguishing work.

Two firefighters were slightly injured and treated on the spot.

The stable with up to 90 animals - mostly sheep - burned down.

Most of them did not survive the fire, said the police spokeswoman.

The exact number of dead animals that belonged to a farm is unclear.

The residents of the adjacent house were unharmed, soot deposits formed on the building.

The cause of fire was unclear for the moment.

The police estimate the total damage at around 250,000 euros.

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