In the Berlin district of Zehlendorf, an explosion occurred in a warehouse with pyrotechnics and 50 tons of ammunition, the fire spread to the Grunewald forest. Bild writes about this with reference to the fire department.
The cause of the fire is being established. Train traffic has been halted in the emergency area, and a section of the autobahn has been blocked. Rescuers are trying to put out the forest and approach the fires, but the danger of new explosions in the warehouse remains. It is noted that in the region today is a strong heat wave.
Twitter users are posting videos of multiple explosions being heard.
On August 3, an explosion occurred at a military explosives factory in Bergerac in southwestern France. As a result, several people were injured. The plant produces explosives and rocket fuel, as well as explosives for civilian use. At the end of July, a fire broke out on the territory of the ammunition depot, which belongs to the Bulgarian businessman Emelyan Gebrev. What caused the explosions is unknown.