Posts tagged as hostel

Three persons detained in illegal hostel fire case

Friday, April 30, 2021

Three persons have been detained in the case of a fire that occurred Wednesday in an illegal hostel in Rīga city center, State Police Rīga criminal department chief Juris Staļgevics told Latvian Television April 28. On websites where travelers rate accommodation, the  overall rating   for the hostel is weak. Many former clients have given it the lowest possible evaluation and warned others about dirt and bugs, suspicious residents, alcohol and…

Eight people die in fire in Riga hostel

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

According to LETA, on Wednesday morning, eight people died in a fire in a downtown Riga hostel, LETA learned from the State Fire and Rescue Service (VUGD). VUGD received a call to a fire on Merkela Street at 5 a.m. The top floor and roof of a six-storeyed building were on fire. Rescue of people was launched immediately, but eight people were found dead in the floor on fire. At…