Kassel (dpa / lhe) – In a fire in a hotel room in Kassel, a 15-year-old suffered smoke poisoning. Paramedics took her to a hospital for further treatment, police said. According to previous knowledge, the young person discovered the fire on Saturday morning around 9.30 a.m. in the room on the third floor of the hotel. The fire brigade was able to prevent the flames from spreading to other hotel rooms.

According to the officials, it was still unclear what exactly burned. The police have started an investigation into the cause of the fire. According to initial estimates, the damage is between 10,000 and 20,000 euros. According to the police, the 15-year-old lived in the room with other people who were not there at the time the fire broke out.