In the case of a large fire in a bus depot are burned in Switzerland for at least 20 tour buses. Also, the building in Chur, was damaged in the Grisons, in the Canton difficult.

It incurred a loss of 7.5 million Swiss francs (about 6.6 million euros), the company said post the car on Thursday. Half of the fleet at the site in Chur had been destroyed.

The fire broke out on Wednesday evening from yet unknown causes. In the building complex, including a petrol station is housed. This can protect the firefighter from the flames, it said.

Postbus is a subsidiary of Swiss Post, offers line services, especially in the country.

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