Explosive fire breaks out in Swiss city Olten

A large fire has broken out in the northern Swiss city of Olten, according to reports, with witnesses describing several explosions.

Explosive fire breaks out in Swiss city Olten

A large fire has broken out in the northern Swiss city of Olten, according to reports, with witnesses describing several explosions.

Reports claimed that the fire started on a construction site on Tuesday afternoon.

Solothurn cantonal police were unable to immediately provide information about the fire or possible casualties.

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