Fire at German Asylum-Seeker Home Kills One, Injures Many

© The Associated Press A police car stands outside an asylum seeker center in Bamberg, southern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017.

BERLIN — Police say one person has died in a fire at a home for asylum-seekers in southern Germany.

Officers were alerted at about 3 a.m. Wednesday to the blaze at the building, which currently houses 163 people. Police said that firefighters quickly brought under control the fire that had broken out in one apartment, sending smoke through the two-story building.

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