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Mother and daughter die in Geneva fire

National News // June 6, 2017

A mother and daughter have died in an apartment fire in Grand Saconnex in Geneva.

grand saconnex Mother and daughter die in Geneva fire

The fire broke out on Saturday morning and was described by firefighters as ‘violent’.

The mother was 76 years old and the daughter 45.

The other inhabitants of the building were told to leave and psychological support was called in for those left on the street.

The fire brigade was on site for most of the day to make sure there were no further outbreaks.

An investigation is under way. 

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