during a fire at an adjacent building of a Mosque in Wigoltingen TG, Switzerland, damages occurred to the tune of more than 100’000 SFR.
In a multi-purpose building next to a Mosque in Banau, village of Wigoltingen, a fire broke out during the night to Monday. The fire brigade came with 100 fire fighters and put out the fire.
No body got hurt. The damage is above 100’000 Sfr. according to the Cantonal Police. The cause of the fire is not yet known. Experts are investigating and criminal technicians of the police are safeguarding all hints in order to find the cause of the fire. All possibilities are being explored.
Shortly before 2 am a neighbor notices smoke on top of the building and informed the emergency services. The fire brigade of Wigoltingen and Weinfelden turned up with 100 fire fighters. In order to find the center of the fire parts of the roof had to be demolished.
The road was closed to traffic during the working of the fire brigade. The fire object is a multi purpose building next to the mosque. The actual prayer room was not affected as it was not in the building that was on fire.