According to the fire brigade, the fire on Sunday first spread to the upper floors of the 20-story skyscraper before moving down.

Hours after the fire broke out on Sunday, rescue workers reported that the fire was under Control.

About 20 people were able to leave the skyscraper on the outskirts of Milan without any problems, Sala said, according to the Ansa news agency.

The fire brigade went from door to door to see whether people were still in the building.