As reported by the cantonal police of Bern, a fire broke out on Friday evening on the roof of a furniture store in Urtenen-Schönbühl (municipality of Moosseedorf). The cause of the fire is still unclear, investigations are ongoing.
The report that smoke was found on the roof of a furniture store on Bernstrasse in Urtenen-Schönbühl was received by the cantonal police shortly before 8:40 p.m. According to preliminary details, the fire broke out in the roof of the building. The smoke then spread over a large area inside the roof, the message continues. The building must be evacuated.
A fire watch was set that night
Extinguishing work continued into the night. The Schönbühl motorway exit was closed for several hours and a corresponding detour was put in place. In addition, there was material damage of several hundred thousand francs on the building.
Firefighters Urtenen-Schönbühl / Mattstetten, Münchenbuchsee Regio and professional firefighters from Protection and Rescue Bern were in action. Various services of the cantonal police of Bern and an ambulance team deployed as a precaution were also on site. However, there were no injuries after the police handed him over.