An early morning fire ripped through a building at Wismar, Linden that housed the GECOM sub-district office for the Wismar area
Firemen were called to the scene of the blaze just after 1:55am and were able to contain the fire to the one building.
According to the Police, a security guard who was on duty said she she heard a loud explosion at the back of the building and as she investigated, she saw two men running away from the area.
The upper flat of the building was completely destroyed while the bottom flat was saved but sustained water and other damages.
Nothing was saved from the inside of the building and the Police and Fire Service have launched an investigation.
The building is located just next to the former Palm Tree Cinema at First Alley, Wismar.