The fire in the hall of a plastic packaging manufacturer in Marienfeld was extinguished by the Berlin fire brigade on Thursday evening. “The damage cannot be quantified at the moment. The extinguishing work is still ongoing,” said a spokesman for the Berlin fire brigade on Friday morning. Nobody was injured. According to the fire department, around 200 emergency services were on site.

According to this, plastics used for the production of packaging were stored in the hall. Motzener Strasse, which was closed due to the fire brigade, was reopened to traffic on Friday morning.

A high column of smoke was visible over the south of Berlin on Thursday due to the fire in the packaging plant. He broke out in the afternoon in the Marienfelde district in the Tempelhof-Schoeneberg district.

A hall had burned to the full extent over 3000 square meters, other halls were threatened by the flames, said a fire department spokesman on Thursday. Wood and plastics that would be needed for the production of plastic packaging were stored in the hall. Around 9 p.m., the fire brigade announced that fighting the fire would take several hours.

Large amounts of water and foaming agent are required, the spokesman said. According to initial reports, no one was injured. It was initially unclear how the fire started. The fire brigade moved to Sperenberger Straße in Marienfelde with numerous fire engines. The first alarmed forces called in “extensive” reinforcements, it said.

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In the evening, two large fire engines from the airport fire brigade from BER, which can transport large quantities of water, also arrived.

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