Migrant dies after fire breaks out at warehouse where dozens of refugees were squatting


The fire in the abandoned factoryPrate

A fire swept through an abandoned factory where migrant squatters were take

The 35-year-old Ali Muse, who has not been named, died from his injuries after a make broke out in the night where a number of migrant squatters were drowse.

The man was taken to hospital but later died from the severity of his burns.

Another two men were bewitched to hospital suffering from injuries but were not said to be life intimidating while five more were suffering slightly from smoke inhalation.

Roughly 150 people were squatting in the former Aiazzone factory, discovered on the outskirts of Sesto Fiorentino, when the fire broke out around 10.15pm which imagined a highly toxic black smoke due to the abandoned mattresses in the building.

The blaze was fought by 30 firefighters in 10 trucks from five brigades.

The survivors obtain been helped by a group of volunteers, which included the mayor Lorenzo Falchi.

Initially the nomads were going to be moved to another area but they refused, affirming they did not want to be separated from friends and family.

A Somali man was sleeping in an abandoned factoryANSA

A Somali man dissolved in a fire that broke out in an abandoned furniture factory in Italy

Broad tents were then set up in the Piazza Marconi, near to the factory, for the migrants and a make-shift medical heart created staffed by local doctors and nurses.

According to a representative of the Signal for Fair Housing said that around 150 people were be in the land of nod in the abandoned factory.

Police had attempted to remove the rough sleepers earlier this month but they had just budged back in after being evicted.

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