Careless Migrants Burn Down Asylum Home

Two men stand on a lifting platform next to a burnt out shelter for asylum seekers in Goessweinstein, Bavaria, on August 20, 2016.
During the night to Saturday, August 20, 2016, a fire broke out in the house, a former restaurant, destroying it completely. The eight asylum seekers living in the house managed to leave the building unharmed. The cause of the fire is still unclear. / AFP / CHRISTOF STACHE        (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
Two migrants set fire to their asylum accommodation in Germany after smoking a hookah water pipe which resulted in the hot coal setting the home ablaze. An asylum home in the German town of Gößweinstein in Upper Franconia has been completely destroyed. The fire that cause the destruction of the asylum home is said to have been started by a pair of Syrian migrants who had been smoking a middle eastern water pipe, known as a hookah. The hookah, which uses hot exposed coals is said to have started the fire which led to an evacuation of the asylum home reports Die Welt. the fire, which erupted in the early hours of Saturday morning has left the eight asylum seekers who lived there without a home. According to police all eight migrants, including three children were able to escape the fire before anyone was seriously injured. Over 200 emergency personnel from fire fighters to police and paramedics were needed on the scene due to the severity of the fire and to prevent it from spreading to nearby buildings.  Authorities have estimated that the total cost in property damage could amount to more than 100,000 euros. Authorities say that the fire first started in a storage area on