In both the Sauerland and Holstein, firefighters have to extinguish their own affairs: there is a fire in their fire stations and equipment is severely damaged.
Oldenburg / Olsberg – two alarms and high damage to the fire brigade: fires hit two fire stations in northern and western Germany severely and damaged at least 17 vehicles.
A fire on the premises of the volunteer fire brigade in Oldenburg in Holstein damaged eight halls, a wash hall and a total of twelve vehicles, as a police spokesman said in the morning. Accordingly, one of the vehicles burned out completely, the buildings were no longer usable and ready to be demolished. The police started the investigation, the damage was probably very high. People were not injured in the fire.
The fire brigade in Olsberg in the Hochsauerlandkreis also had a job on its own: a vehicle burned for an unexplained cause on Monday, seven other fire engines could still be driven out of the hall, a spokesman said on Tuesday. “Five of them are out of service. It is not clear whether they can be saved or whether it is an economic total loss. ”“ Bild.de ”had previously reported.
The volunteer fire brigade had been provided with three fire trucks from the area to “ensure basic protection for the city of Olsberg”, the spokesman explained. The police began investigating the cause of the fire. The amount of damage is open. It was initially uncertain whether the hall was in danger of collapsing. The clothing of the 70 firefighters may also no longer be able to be used. With the support of neighboring fire brigades, around 100 emergency services with 18 vehicles fought the flames. dpa