In the Grunewald district in the vicinity of the capital of Germany, Berlin, a warehouse with ammunition and ammunition is on fire.
It is reported by Ukrinform with reference to Twitter fire service of the German capital.
More than 100 people were involved in the fight against the fire. However, they cannot yet cope with the flame, because, according to the representative of the rescue service, the work is complicated by constant explosions that will not allow the extinguishing to begin.
The fire broke out a few minutes after five o’clock on Thursday morning. The cause of the fire is said to be an unintentional explosion at the site of the explosions of shells, which led to the ignition of the ammunition depot itself, which belongs to the Berlin police. The total fire area is estimated at 15,000 square meters.
The fire currently covers about 15,000 square meters and could spread further, helped by the extreme heat in Berlin.
Transport Service Berlin reported interruptions in the work of the subway and commuter train.
Nina’s mobile app is reporting an “extreme danger” and urging people to close their windows and leave nearby areas if possible, although firefighters have vowed to keep the fire from spreading to residential areas about 2km away.
Meteorologists predict daytime temperatures in Berlin at a level of at least +37 degrees.
Photo: Berliner Feuerwehr