One killed in residential fire in Molde

residential fire in MoldeResidential fire in Molde.Photo: Kjell Herskedal / NTB scanpix

One person has been found dead after a fire in a semi-detached house in Molde early Saturday morning, neighboring houses have been evacuated.

– Flashover fire prevention is underway at the site. There is a total of three residents in the family house. Two are unaccounted for, and one was found dead, says operations manager Tove Anita of Romsdal police to news the agency NTB.

The police were notified of the fire at  5:28am.  Half an hour later, a person was found dead at the fire site.

Police said the fire is under control, but there is a lot of smoke in the area. The evacuated neighbors have not been allowed to return home Saturday as of  8am.

Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today