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Man torches apartment over 50 franc debt

A man who burned down his friend’s apartment over a 50 franc ($55) debt was convicted of arson and sentenced to 14 months in prison by the Zurich district court on Thursday. 

Victims of Swiss apartment building fire were asylum seekers: report

Victims of Swiss apartment building fire were asylum seekers: report

Two dead in fire at St Gallen restaurant in Switzerland

Two dead in fire at St Gallen restaurant in Switzerland

Fire at UBS building in downtown Zurich put out after six hours

Fire at UBS building in downtown Zurich put out after six hours

UPDATED: Fire on historic wooden bridge in Swiss city of Olten under control

UPDATED: Fire on historic wooden bridge in Swiss city of Olten under control

Man dies in car fire at Jura petrol station on New Year’s Eve

Man dies in car fire at Jura petrol station on New Year’s Eve

Series of arson attacks in western Switzerland pinned to one man

Series of arson attacks in western Switzerland pinned to one man

New kits aim to save pets in emergency situations

New kits aim to save pets in emergency situations

Fire at Graubünden farm kills 2,000 chickens

Fire at Graubünden farm kills 2,000 chickens

Suspect arrested for arson attacks that killed 24 horses

Suspect arrested for arson attacks that killed 24 horses

Series of fires leaves horses dead at Swiss equestrian centre

Series of fires leaves horses dead at Swiss equestrian centre

Large fire destroys Geneva hotel

Large fire destroys Geneva hotel

300-year-old Valais hotel destroyed by fire

300-year-old Valais hotel destroyed by fire

Firefighters rescue 100 from huge blaze in Geneva

Firefighters rescue 100 from huge blaze in Geneva

Herd of cows killed in fire on Swiss farm

Herd of cows killed in fire on Swiss farm

Wasps cause Swiss man to accidentally burn down barn

Wasps cause Swiss man to accidentally burn down barn

17-year-old dies from injuries after Salez train attack

17-year-old dies from injuries after Salez train attack

Police search home of Swiss train attacker

Police search home of Swiss train attacker

Witness speaks of Salez train attack horror

Witness speaks of Salez train attack horror

Tourists put out fire in historic Swiss church with holy water

Tourists put out fire in historic Swiss church with holy water

Arson on Zurich train line raises security questions

Arson on Zurich train line raises security questions

Suspected arson attack closes train line to Zurich airport

Suspected arson attack closes train line to Zurich airport

Huge blaze burns down Swiss candle factory

Huge blaze burns down Swiss candle factory

Reward money for Swiss murders goes to investigators

Reward money for Swiss murders goes to investigators

‘Beast of Rupperswil’ was local football coach

‘Beast of Rupperswil’ was local football coach

Man arrested in Aargau quadruple murder case

Man arrested in Aargau quadruple murder case

Historic house burns as fire brigade ‘runs out of water’

Historic house burns as fire brigade ‘runs out of water’

Italian man dies in Alpine resort chalet fire

Italian man dies in Alpine resort chalet fire

Swiss regions limit NYE fireworks over fire risk

Swiss regions limit NYE fireworks over fire risk

Police probe mysterious death in Interlaken

Police probe mysterious death in Interlaken

Murder investigators seek help from Interpol

Murder investigators seek help from Interpol

Senior’s death in fire linked to electric blanket

Senior’s death in fire linked to electric blanket

Lightning bolt ignites fire that destroys farmhouse

Lightning bolt ignites fire that destroys farmhouse

Huge blaze breaks out in Thurgau warehouse

Huge blaze breaks out in Thurgau warehouse

Bern joins ban on campfires and fireworks

Bern joins ban on campfires and fireworks

Fire destroys Valais discotheque and bar

Fire destroys Valais discotheque and bar

Lucky escape after fire at Zurich’s ‘Houdini’ cinema

Lucky escape after fire at Zurich’s ‘Houdini’ cinema

Fire guts bookstore in Fribourg’s city centre

Fire guts bookstore in Fribourg’s city centre

Several badly hurt in Geneva apartment fire

Several badly hurt in Geneva apartment fire

Two kids suspected in fire that razed church

Two kids suspected in fire that razed church

Nine-year-old boy blamed for blaze that razed barn

Nine-year-old boy blamed for blaze that razed barn

Warnings issued after forest fires break out

Warnings issued after forest fires break out

Apartment fire claims victim in Geneva suburb

Apartment fire claims victim in Geneva suburb

Homeless squatter dies in public building fire

Homeless squatter dies in public building fire

Villagers petition over burning street issue

Villagers petition over burning street issue

Arsonists jailed for Lausanne library fire

Arsonists jailed for Lausanne library fire

Building fire injures two in Zurich city centre

Building fire injures two in Zurich city centre

Lausanne restaurant fire injures 17 people

Lausanne restaurant fire injures 17 people

Three die as car catches fire in head-on collision

Three die as car catches fire in head-on collision

Police probe Lake Geneva bus sinking

Police probe Lake Geneva bus sinking

Fire forces evacuation at futuristic Neuchâtel hotel

Fire forces evacuation at futuristic Neuchâtel hotel

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Smoking pensioner dies after wheelchair fire

Vaud apartment fire kills pets, injures tenants

Vaud apartment fire kills pets, injures tenants

Two women arrested for Lausanne library fire

Two women arrested for Lausanne library fire

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Arson suspected in Lausanne library fire

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Mum missing after Fribourg home blast

Fire destroys mill in Aargau village

Fire destroys mill in Aargau village

Fire ravages historic village church

Fire ravages historic village church

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Fribourg fire forces evacuation of 25

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‘Rampaging’ man sets fire to his home

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Warehouse blaze disrupts trains in Vaud

Mystery fire razes industrial buildings

Mystery fire razes industrial buildings

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New Geneva fire truck burns in hay field blaze

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Five injured in Lucerne festival food stall fire

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Fire follows drought in southern Switzerland

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Massive explosion destroys house

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Children and woman missing after house fire