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Obese woman's body fat causes Austrian crematorium to burn down

Published June 06, 2012


GRAZ, Austria – A devastating
fire which gutted a crematorium in southern Austria was caused by an
obese woman's excessive body fat blocking an air filter, Austrian public
broadcaster ORF reported.

The fire occurred at the facility in the city of Graz in mid-April.
Firefighters had trouble extinguishing the blaze due to a thick layer of
insulation lining the crematorium's walls.

Austrian officials investigating the fire found that it was caused by
the burning body of the 440-pound woman. The obese corpse reportedly
led to overheating in the crematorium's filter system, triggering the

Other recent fires caused by the burning of obese bodies were reported in Germany and Switzerland.

Former Graz city fire chief Otto Widetschek said special crema


Added: Jun-6-2012 Occurred On: Jun-6-2012
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Tags: fat, dead, burn, crematorium, down
Location: Austria (load item map)
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