A man has died after he and his son fought their way into a blazing house to rescue a 95-year-old woman.
The accident happened in Juchnowiec Kościelny, after the wooden house caught fire on the evening of January 21. The 56-year-old man and his 26-year-old son saw the fire, and tried to rescue the pensioner – who was also killed in the blaze. Firefighters rescued the 26-year-old, and he was treated for smoke inhalation.
Police and fire investigation officers are looking into the causes of the accident.