Mannheim (dpa / lsw) - A fire broke out in a cocoa factory in Mannheim early Tuesday morning. 40 emergency services were deployed to extinguish the smoldering fire that had arisen for reasons that were previously unknown, as the fire brigade announced. A fire boat was also used to get the fire in the plant on the banks of the Neckar under control. The company produces cocoa powder, butter and mass. The mass of products was brought out of the factory with wheelbarrows, it said. people were not injured. The company estimated the damage at at least 25,000 euros. The reason for the fire is still unclear.
According to the fire department, the police are now deciding whether to initiate an investigation into the cause.