Three die in weekend fires

  • 2010-11-30
  • TBT Staff

RIGA - Three people have died in a slew of fires that sprang up in Latvia over the weekend.

An unidentified man and womanwere found dead in a one-storey Rezekne home that caught fire Saturday afternoon. Investigators believe it was caused by smoking in bed combined with alcohol use.

In Riga, a 40-year-old man died in the hospital after being caught in a fire on Matisa Street.

Riga suffered two more smaller fires over the weekend in which nobody was killed.