Y2016-05 Investigation decision concerning the fire in an apartment house in Vuosaari, Helsinki, on 9 December 2016


The Safety Investigation Authority of Finland will initiate an investigation under Section 2 of the Safety Investigation Act (525/2011) into a fire that occurred in an apartment house in Vuosaari, Helsinki on 9 December 2016 and led to the death of three minors and one adult.

Senior Fire Inspector Knut Lehtinen has been appointed as the Head of the Investigation Team, and retired Executive Fire Officer Reijo Salminen and Master of Theology Jukka Seppänen as members. Chief Safety Investigator Kai Valonen of the Safety Investigation Authority will serve as the Investigator-in-Charge.

Published 12.12.2016