By chance, firefighters discovered a hemp plantation in an apartment during a fire in Viersen near Krefeld. Actually, the emergency services had been busy preventing a fire from spreading in an apartment building. First of all, wood caught fire for an unknown reason, it was stored outside of the house, as the police in Viersen announced on Sunday.
The flames then spread to nearby wooden balconies and from there to the apartments of a total of three apartment buildings. No one was seriously injured in the fire, three residents and a police officer inhaled smoke and were taken to the hospital.