Berlin plays safe after fire at explosive site in forest

Firefighters were seeking to fully extinguish the blaze at Berlin’s city ordnance disposal area on Monday, days after fire broke out caused by an explosion at the site.

The goal was to reduce the size of the area at risk, officials said, adding that the situation was stable but not yet fully under control.

A spokesperson for the fire department said people would start working on the site once it was certain that it was safe. The presence of explosives at the compound meant the operation has been treated with a higher degree of caution than normal.

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Source: DW News

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