On the evening of 23rd of November 2023, there was a fire in a refugee shelter under construction in Wassertrüdingen (district of Ansbach). Around 9:00 p.m., a witness noticed fire and called the emergency services. When the alarmed fire brigades of the surrounding communities arrived, a sanitary container in Oettinger Straße was already on fire. No one was injured in the fire. According to the police, a technical defect can be ruled out as far as possible, a deliberate arson seems possible.