Baroque chateau damaged in fire

A disused Baroque chateau at Horní Maršov in East Bohemia has been damaged in a fire. Fire officers brought the blaze under control on Sunday morning after the roof and a tower had been destroyed. Two fire fighters were slightly injured during the operation.

An investigation has been launched into the cause of the fire at the chateau, which had been in a poor state of repair.

Author: Ian Willoughby