- The roof sagged slowly rather than coming down suddenly , fire service officials said . on january 2 , 15 people died when the snow - covered roof of an ice rink collapsed in the town of bad reichenhall , also in bavaria . twelve of the victims were children
Bad Reichenhall is a spa town, and administrative center of the Berchtesgadener Land district in Upper Bavaria, Germany. It is located near Salzburg in a basin encircled by the Chiemgauer Alps (including Mount Staufen (1,771 m) and Mount Zwiesel (1,781 m)).