TALLINN - Two adults and a child died in a rural community near the Estonian capital Tallinn on March 8 as their house went on fire.
Rescuers were informed about the fire in a one-story house that housed several families shortly before 5 p.m. When rescuers, fire brigades and an emergency aid unit arrived on the scene the wooden building was engulfed in flames.
In the course of extinguishing works the rescuers found the bodies of an elderly man, a woman and a child in the house.
An investigation to establish the cause of the accident is in progress.
Fires have claimed already 37 lives in Estonia this year.