Due to fire hazard: Frankfurt barbecue ban in Parks

The city of Frankfurt due to the ongoing drought and associated fire danger for a barbecue ban in Parks and other urban green spaces have been adopted. Open fir

Due to fire hazard: Frankfurt barbecue ban in Parks

The city of Frankfurt due to the ongoing drought and associated fire danger for a barbecue ban in Parks and other urban green spaces have been adopted. Open fire, gas grills, but also with a glowing coal powered Shisha water pipes are banned from now on, informed Hesse's largest city on Thursday.

"I very much regret that we have to ban grilling in the current Situation. But on all of our barbecue areas, trees, even the Grass can ignite in a flash,“ said head of the environment Department Rosemarie Holy (Green). In addition, no grave lights should be lit in the cemeteries because of the risk of fire, and more. For the forest in Frankfurt's city area is the highest forest in the applicable stage of a fire.

Also in Offenbach is not allowed to have a barbecue, according to the city currently on public land.

Updated Date: 07 August 2020, 06:20

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