Firefighters in Prague Respond Quickly to Two Overnight Fires

In the early hours of Wednesday morning, a fire broke out in an apartment building in Prague 4 and a hostel in Prague 10. The Prague firefighters responded quickly and worked tirelessly to put out the fires.

The apartment on the 12th floor of a residential building on Mecikova Street was utterly destroyed by the flames, and 43 people were evacuated. The firefighters also found one person in the apartment and successfully resuscitated him. The cause of the fire is still unknown, and preliminary estimates suggest that the damage may run into millions of koruna.

At the same time, a fire also broke out in a hostel on Cernokostelecka Street in Prague 10. According to the spokesperson for the firefighters, the hostel is scheduled for demolition, and as a result, there was minimal damage from the fire. However, 30 people had to be evacuated from the hostel, and the firefighters had to use advanced techniques to extinguish the flames.

To combat the fire, the firefighters used four water hoses, including high-altitude technology. They also used the Cobra device to extinguish the fire on the intermediate floors and the roof of the building. The spokesperson confirmed that the cause of the fire was negligence, and the hostel’s scheduled demolition meant minimal damage.

The incident has highlighted the importance of fire safety in the city and the need for appropriate measures to prevent such incidents in the future. The Prague firefighters are known for their swift and efficient response to emergencies, and their work has undoubtedly saved lives and minimized damage in this instance.