Two people killed, three injured in Yilan house fire

Two people were found dead and three others were hospitalized after a fire engulfed a home in Toucheng Township in Yilan County on Sunday

Taiwan News  
Date: 2018/02/04
By:  Central News Agency

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Two people were found dead and three others were hospitalized after

(photo courtesy of the public) (By Central News Agency)

a fire engulfed a home in Toucheng Township in Yilan County on Sunday, firefighters said.

Firefighters said they rushed to the scene of the fire on Qingyun Road, where neighbors reported hearing cries for help at around 1:00 p.m. as heavy smoke belched from an eatery on the ground floor, which was closed at the time.

Witnesses also said they saw people jumping from the second floor as the fire tore through the building, according to firefighters.

After fire was brought under control at around 2:10 p.m., firefighters said, they were able to enter the building and found a child and one adult dead inside the home.    [FULL  STORY]

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