Stolberg (dpa / lnw) Five residents were injured in a fire in an apartment building in Stolberg (Aachen city region).

The fire was noticed by neighbors on Monday evening, the police said.

The fire brigade saved the residents with the help of a turntable ladder.

Five people were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.

The house is temporarily uninhabitable.

Details of the cause of the fire were initially not known.

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