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Child's body recovered from burned apartment

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Jan. 28, 2019

A child’s body has been recovered after an apartment building burnt to the ground in canton Bern.

Pixabay Child's body recovered from burned apartment

The fire broke out yesterday in Steffisberg.

Firefighters were unable to enter the building at first due to the intensity of the blaze.

Other residents were able to escape. Two are being treated for smoke inhalation.

The child has not been formally identified.

A cantonal psychiatric team as well as fire investigators are at the site.

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