Elsteraue: Flaming disaster : barn with 600 poultry-animals in Profen is on fire

In the main street of Profen 200-year-old Dreiseithof is in flames. "Two men of the Mibrag-plant fire brigade were first on site, then the Volunteer fire Depar

Elsteraue: Flaming disaster : barn with 600 poultry-animals in Profen is on fire

In the main street of Profen 200-year-old Dreiseithof is in flames. "Two men of the Mibrag-plant fire brigade were first on site, then the Volunteer fire Department Profen followed with seven forces," says Matthias Nix, chief of the Profener defense and the Director of operations. "When we arrived in the main road, stood the barn already fully engulfed in flames.

We have not locked down the building so that the fire spreads to adjacent houses,“ continued Nix. In the meantime, the fire arrived brigades from Maßnitz (with eleven women and men), Draschwitz (9), Zeitz (9) and Reuden (7). But the Stall is no longer to save and burn. Around 600 chickens and more geese lived in it. They were released and cavort now in Elsteraue.

After a fire in Profen: stable for hotspots

searched "The access to the house was for the firefighters is no longer possible without endangering their health," says the head of operations. In the stable straw and fodder, which burns quickly store. The water supply is not a Problem. The quenching water comes from a nearby hydrant and from the other direction, from a deep well.

But the firefighters extinguish not only the fire, but also pick up tiles from the roof and a tear by the United forces of the unstable, which had become half-timbered walls of the barn. Piece by piece is scanned in the course of the Morning of the Stall to gluten-nests. "We will hold the whole day and the next night, nor the fire station," continues the head of operations.

Semi-Profen Sunday morning to the scene of the incident

come After the fire is under control, will be sent first comrades back. In this way, forces are to be saved. "In our defense, some people are on vacation, many work in shifts, whether as a nurse or a geriatric nurse, whether at Radici, Puraglobe, or Mibrag," tells Nothing more. Since 2007, he has been a volunteer firefighter for seven years he has headed the military in Profen. "At least once in the year, we have a great use," says Nix.

Semi-Profen Sunday came in the morning to the scene of the incident. "I'm just after half past seven by the police aroused, because it was burning up in flames," says neighbour Udo Böttcher. Since 2012, to be held on the farm, many chickens and geese - from my point of view under miserable conditions.

barn fire in Profen is not the only use of

"I have repeatedly informed the office, but nothing happened," says Böttcher. The pet owners live in Markkleeberg, and I have rented the stable. "I bought the farm recently, but I'm not yet entered in the land register," says Böttcher. For this reason he had not insured the property.

The police estimated the damage at several Thousand euros. "On Monday the investigation into the cause of the fire will begin," according to the police hall. The use in Profen was not the only use for the fire brigades of the Elsteraue this weekend, in Spora of a field, and in Rehmsdorf, a garden was on fire. (mz)

This article was written by Yvette Meinhardt

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Updated Date: 27 July 2020, 11:26

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