Dead obese woman's body fat set crematorium on fire

Firefighters battled blaze in special breathing kit, but got covered in burnt grease


Asian News International (ANI)

GRAZ, Austria — Austrian crematorium officials have blamed a deceased woman's obesity for causing a fire that had to be tackled by fire fighters.

Firemen in the southern city of Graz got covered in thick sticky soot as they tried to stop the blaze from taking hold of the building.

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