Two large forest fires shake the Brandenburg district of Potsdam-Mittelmark: A fire near Treuenbrietzen broke out on Friday, and on Sunday around 200 hectares were in flames. Another major fire on around 140 hectares was added at Beelitz-Heilstätten. Several places have already been evacuated. The current situation in the news blog.

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