Apenburg/Stendal/Salzwedel (dpa/sa) – A major fire on a company premises in Apenburg (Altmarkkreis Salzwedel) caused estimated damage of around 100,000 euros. The police announced this on Monday. Plastic waste was stored in the burning warehouse. According to the Altmark integrated control center, a total of 28 fire departments with around 280 emergency services were involved in fighting the fire on Friday evening and Saturday. The cause of the fire is not yet clear and no one was injured.

The emergency services were not all on site at the same time, but replaced each other in some cases. The fire also damaged the roof truss of a neighboring office building. A police investigation into the cause of the fire is to be carried out at the scene.