According to the police, the fire was reported around 22.50 at the agricultural site in Winkelweg in the center of Höchst. When the fire brigade arrived, the flames threatened to spread to the house of the farm and other surrounding houses. According to the police, however, this danger could soon be banned, the fire was still largely under control before midnight.
Fire in Höchst
In Höchst, a farm that burned at night on Thursday, the fire brigade was on the spot with a large contingent.
Two people brought to the hospital
According to the rescue raiders (RFL), two people had to be hospitalized, one with a burn – the severity of the injury was unknown at night. Several people from the surrounding houses were also brought to safety. Animals were not harmed, they are according to RFL on an alp.
Five fire brigades in action
Above all, the tap of the farm was hit by the fire. The flames were visible from afar, local residents reported several ponies. According to RFL, about 120 emergency calls were received within five minutes.
The fire stations were on the site with a large contingent – the fire brigades were Höchst, Gaißau, Fußach, Lustenau and Hard and a special large tank fire truck, which was requested from Hörbranz.