Cause of the Explosion is unclear: fire deleted at the airport after several days

ed or forest fire is deleted A several days again and again at Frankfurt airport. "The fire's out," said Deputy city fire inspector of the fire Department of

Cause of the Explosion is unclear: fire deleted at the airport after several days

ed or forest fire is deleted A several days again and again at Frankfurt airport. "The fire's out," said Deputy city fire inspector of the fire Department of Mörfelden-Walldorf, Theo Herrmann, on Thursday. The rains have helped.

After an Explosion on Sunday from unknown causes outbreak of forest fire in the vicinity of Mörfelden-Walldorf had the ordnance bomb disposal declared a 20-acre Area to the danger zone. The forces had to fight the flames from the edge of this Zone, because it is believed that the Site of unexploded ordnance from the Second world war.

damping-down work is necessary

According to the fire Department burned down the forest in the past few days in total on an area of 19 hectares. Now were still working damping-down, it's the smoke rise still. The forest was more locked.

What caused the Explosion is unclear. The police asks also day-trippers who were on Sunday in the area, and possibly suspicious observations have been made, to report. The erase were fire work brigades from Mörfelden-Walldorf, the country Offenbach circles, Groß-Gerau, Darmstadt-Dieburg, the city of Frankfurt and the plant fire brigade of the airport involved.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 17:20

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