UNESCO World Heritage Site used as asylum center is on fire

 
UNESCO World Heritage Site used as asylum center is on fire
Loading...
Loading...
NORWAY -- On Friday night the Mannheim State asylum center in Rjukan in Telemark is on fire. The building is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

At 22.15 there came a report of smoke at the reception center.

- The fire department is working on site to localize the fire. At eleven o'clock flames came out of the chimney, and some time later the building's fourth floor was ablaze, says Vidar Aaltvedt of the police.

He said that the fire department does not currently have the fire under control. Around 60 people live at the reception center, and are evacuated and accounted for.

Mayor Bjørn Sverre Birkeland says to VG, that the state, the county, the municipality and the Cultural Heritage Department was ready to renovate the building, which is currently used as an asylum center. The plan was to spend NOK 20 million to make Mannheim similar to what it was in 1916, the year when the building was completed. The work was supposed to start in January.

- The renovation will probably be far more extensive. Now we just have to see how serious the damages are, says Birkeland.

Mannheim was added to the UNESCO list in the summer of 2015.

With numerous asylum centres going up in flames across Europe, who came up with the brilliant idea of making an UNESCO World Heritage Site into an asylum center?

Comment below.

Loading...


    Donate to Speisa


The globalist psychopaths vs Speisa


Latest
Untitled-2-Recovered-Recovered.jpg
The Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, who cannot even solve the escalating situation in his own country, has offered to help Trump solve the North Korea crisis.

Untitled-2-Recovered-Recovered.jpg
In a sensational interview, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen acknowledges that the state has lost control of parts of the country to Muslims.

Untitled-2-Recovered-Recovered.jpg
Nacka municipality in Sweden bought three expensive apartments to a Syrian immigrant, his three wives and 16 children. The same municipality has referred an elderly, ill Swedish man to sleep on the street.

View this article in PDF format Print article



DON'T MISS A POST - FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK!




Disclamer
Comments at Speisa are unmoderated. We do believe in free speech, but posts using foul language, as well as abusive, hateful, libelous and genocidal posts, will be deleted if seen. However, if a comment remains on the site, it in no way constitutes an endorsement by Speisa of the sentiments contained therein.
comments powered by Disqus