dormitory on fire Budapest
Budapest, 2019. január 23. Füst gomolyog egy kollégium égõ épületébõl Budapest IX. kerületében, a Markusovszky téren 2019. január 23. Az égõ házban a tûzoltók egy holttestet találtak. MTI/Mihádák Zoltán

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expressed his regrets over Wednesday night’s fire in which the upper stories of the Ráday Dormitory in central Budapest burnt down and a person died, in a letter to Bishop István Szabó.

In his letter, Orbán offered help to the Reformed Church to restore the damaged building.

The dorm, home to 130 students, was only partially occupied at the time of the fire, because many of the students are away preparing for their upcoming examinations, the church said in a statement.

dormitory on fire Budapest
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All others have been temporarily REHOUSED by the district municipality and the Lutheran Church, the statement added.

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Source: MTI

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