Arson in terraced house in Elsene in Brussels

A 25-year-old man is dead following a blaze in a terraced house in the Brussels suburb of Elsene. The fire occurred in the Goffartstraat.

The fire service says that this is probably a case of arson and that the fire was lit on purpose.

A second resident was brought to safety via the roof. He was taken to hospital suffering burns, but is not in a life-threatening condition.