BERLIN, June 11 (Xinhua) -- Fire broke out in a migrant center in the early hours of Sunday in Bremen, injuring 37 people, police officials said.
Bremen fire department said the fire started in a garbage container in the basement of the building.
Duetsche Presse Agentur reported 14 of the injured were taken to hospital or treated on site, due to smoke inhalation. Others had minor injuries.
The extinguishment efforts involved 27 fire vehicles and around 70 fire fighters. The fire was put out in 30 minutes after a distress call.
The building housing about 100 refugees was heavily damaged and identified as inhospitable after the fire.
The police is investigating the cause of the fire, with anti-immigrant motives were not excluded.