Blankenburg (dpa/sa) - A fire broke out in the Harz Mountains at the Regenstein castle ruins near Blankenburg. This was confirmed by a spokesman for the district's integrated control center on Wednesday. The fire brigade is on duty. The ruins of the castle are on a rock. First, the Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk reported on the fire. An area of several hundred square meters is affected. There have been several forest fires in the Harz district in recent weeks.