Wildfire sets of WW11 ammunition

Wildfire sets of WW11 ammunition

Firefighters in Germany struggled to contain a wildfire in a woodland site as it approached Berlin because the flames set off World War II ammunition.

The flames covered land the size of 500 football pitches but firefighters were prevented from entering certain areas because of exploding grenades and shells that were buried in the ground.

As the fire spread several villages nearby had to be evacuated and the fire had to be fought using helicopters and water cannons.



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