Barn of the castle burnt down
The barn standing under home protection of the Castle of Hilfikon! in the canton Aargau has been destroyed on the Tuesday evening by a fire to a great extent.
:((( a shock for our village!
Nobody by six inhabitants was injured like the Aargauer canton police on Wednesday informed. The damage amounts to several hundred thousand Fr.
The fire cause was not cleared by that time.
The fire had been announced according to police about 22.20 o’clock by a local resident. With the arrival of the fire brigade, only 50 metres distance of the castle the buildings stood already in full fire. In spite of the major operation of 50 firefighters the barn part burnt down up to the foundation walls, with the residential part the roof floor was destroyed.
The homeless inhabitants were quartered at a hotel.
The barn had been used primarily as a material store for the castle.
Barn of the castle which burnt down :((
Castle of Hilfikon