4 elderly women die in nursing home fire in Nagasaki
Four elderly women died after a fire destroyed part of a nursing home for patients suffering from dementia in Nagasaki on Friday night. Several other elderly residents were injured in the fire, police said.
Police said the fire broke out at around 7:30 p.m. on the first floor of the Bell House group home, located near Glover Garden, TBS reported. Firefighters battled the blaze in two rooms on the first floor of the three-story building for around two hours before finally bringing it under control.
The four victims were aged 77, 82, 86 and 88. Eight others suffered injuries, police said.