Alarm at Rüschlikon ZH: Firefighters were warned on Wednesday evening at 7.30 pm that the roof of a wooden construction company at Rütivegu is in flames, as announced by the cantonal police of Zurich. The fire is located in the residential area a few tens of meters above the railway line between Thalwil and Zurich.
The rescue service is separated from a large contingent, he writes in a message. When firefighters arrived, the building was in full fire. It was able to quickly bring the fire under control and prevent the spread of flames to the surrounding houses. Residents of neighboring properties got instructions to close the windows due to thick smoke.
The firefighters lasted for several hours. At the time of the fire, people were not in the occupied building. During the fire, two roads were closed in the affected area.
The exact amount of material damage is still unclear. The police assume it amounts to several hundred thousand francs. The cause of the fire is still unclear. Investigators initiated an investigation. (SDA)