Several injured after a fire at the Ebertplatz tram stop

railway involved

Several injured after a fire in the Cologne subway

Plumes of smoke could be seen around the station.


Oct 8, 2022 at 4:36 p.m

Shock in the Cologne subway: a fire broke out at the Ebertplatz stop. This was confirmed by the Cologne fire brigade RTL. A tram is involved. Several people were injured. At least five people were taken to hospitals, according to “Express” and “Kölner Stadtanzeiger”.

Rail traffic interrupted

The fire broke out around 2 p.m. All roads in the Ebertplatz area are currently closed. Passers-by reported a strong smell of smoke.

It is not yet known why the accident happened. Passers-by reported a strong smell of smoke. Rail traffic at Ebertplatz was interrupted. (jmu/dpa)

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