Fire near the airport area: the forest in Frankfurt in flames

In the vicinity of Mörfelden-Walldorf, in the district of Groß-Gerau has burned on Sunday evening, a minimum of one hectare of forest. The fire was to the South

Fire near the airport area: the forest in Frankfurt in flames

In the vicinity of Mörfelden-Walldorf, in the district of Groß-Gerau has burned on Sunday evening, a minimum of one hectare of forest. The fire was to the South erupted from the Frankfurt airport, the smoke column was widely seen. The flames are now under control. Several roads had to be closed.

In the fire fighting helicopters were involved in the work. Why the fire broke out, according to the fire Department is still unclear. There have, however, never passed areas a risk to the nearby residential, it said. Since the days of forest fire danger in the state of Hesse. Whether the storm has triggered in the early evening the fire has not been established.

Updated Date: 09 August 2020, 23:19

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