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Train carrying Freiburg supporters catches fire; No fatalities

1. FC Union Berlin - SC Freiburg

19 October 2019, Berlin: Soccer: Bundesliga, 1st FC Union Berlin - SC Freiburg, 8th matchday in the stadium An der alten Försterei. Freiburg’s players bathe with the fans after the game. Photo: Monika Skolimowska/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa - IMPORTANT NOTE: In accordance with the requirements of the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga or the DFB Deutscher Fußball-Bund, it is prohibited to use or have used photographs taken in the stadium and/or the match in the form of sequence images and/or video-like photo sequences. (Photo by Monika Skolimowska/picture alliance via Getty Images)

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Freiburg supporters traveling home from an away loss to Union Berlin experienced horror as their train caught fire on Saturday.

Three people suffered from smoke inhalation but fortunately there were no fatalities from a scary looking fire. said “hundreds of football fans” were on the train.

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Union Berlin offered the supporters lodging in the VIP section of Stadion An der Alten Försterei after the fire.


One of the train cars was completely engulfed in flames and the rest of the train was evacuated, along with two local trains that pulled into the station as the fire broke out.

The video from DW is shocking, and it’s incredible that no one was seriously injured

Union won the match 2-0.

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