Cham, 17.06.2020

Flames and smoke once again in the "Hammergut"

A fire broke out on the roof of an apartment building in the "Hammergut" residential complex. Fortunately, no-one was injured.

On Monday evening, 15 June, shortly after 8.30 p.m., the operations control centre of the Zug Police received a report that there was a fire in an apartment building in the Hammergut. The immediately alerted Cham fire brigade, as well as the base fire brigade Zug (FFZ), were quickly on the scene and detected flames on the roof of the building, according to the Zug law enforcement agency. The emergency services immediately began to extinguish the fire.

The fire is in the same property that was badly damaged by fire on 27 May.

A fire in the roof of a building of the Hammergut residential complex in Cham again

The house is currently being renovated. The cause of the fire is still unclear and is being investigated by the Zug Police Forensic Service, and the amount of property damage cannot yet be quantified. Some residents of the residential complex were evacuated as a precaution, and no-one was injured. The Sinserstrasse had to be closed for a short time during the firefighting. Members of the Cham and Zug (FFZ) fire brigades, the Zug ambulance service and employees of the Fire Brigade Inspectorate and the Zug police were on duty.