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Fire service probe blaze in Thessaloniki apartment block that killed three

Fire service probe blaze in Thessaloniki apartment block that killed three

The Thessaloniki fire service on Sunday was investigating the causes of a blaze that broke out in an apartment block in the suburb of Katerini, killing three people.

Firefighters recovered the charred remains of a 78-year-old man from his first-floor apartment where the blaze is believed to have started.

Another two people — a 43-year-old woman and an 81-year-old man — were found dead on the second floor.

Firefighters rescue another eight residents who were said to be in good health.