A ten-meter-high pile of scrap metal has been burning in the port of Hamburg since the early hours of the morning. As the “Hamburger Morgenpost” (Mopo) reports, a huge cloud of smoke can be seen. Now the fire department is warning residents.

In the Heimfeld, Harburg and Wilhelmsburg districts, residents should keep their doors and windows closed. A toxic cloud is currently moving from the fire area towards the northeast. According to a police spokesman, “several thousand tons of scrap” are burning at the recycling center. The fire broke out at 4:16 a.m.

A fire boat attempts to extinguish the difficult river B

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