Three people die in fire in flats in Catalonia

  • A block of 20 flats burned down in Badalona last weekend

Three people were killed and many left homeless last weekend after a block of 20 flats burned down, it has now been confirmed.

Firefighters have said they did all they could with the equipment available to rescue people trapped in the building in the town of Badalona, Barcelona.

Police are investigating the possible illegal connection to an electricity supply by squatters in one of the flats.