Gruenwald. Friday morning a large fire broke out in a shopping center. According to dpa the fires broke out at around 4.15am in a sports shop on the first floor of the center, several other shops and nearby houses were affected with the fire as well.
When firefighters arrived, the roof of the u-shaped building of the shopping center was already ablaze. Thirteen people from the surrounding flats were brought to safety as a precaution, no one was injured. Large parts of the shopping center were apparently destroyed. "The fire has caused very high property damage" said a spokesman for the fire department. Adjacent streets had to be blocked for hours. Currently, the fire is under control but the fire department is still busy with damping.