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The country’s largest scrap metal dump is on fire in Germany.

The country’s largest scrap metal dump is on fire in Germany.

In the river port of the city of Duisburg, the largest scrap metal dump in Germany is burning, 250 firefighters are extinguishing the fire.

The fire occurred early in the morning on the territory of the largest landfill in Germany, where about 100 tons of scrap metal are stored.


According to the rescue services, there is no direct danger from the fire, but it will be possible to extinguish it no earlier than Friday. At the moment, 250 firefighters are involved at the scene of the fire. Despite the absence of abnormal indicators, residents of nearby areas are advised to keep windows and doors closed.


In social networks, city residents share photos with a column of black smoke gradually spreading over the areas surrounding the dump in Duisburg.