In the Central region of Germany declared a state of emergency due to the burning of moss

© Fotolia / WellphotoРабота firefighters. Archival photoIn the Central region of Germany declared a state of emergency due to the burning of moss© Fotolia / Wellphoto

Emergency declared in the Emsland region in the Federal state of lower Saxony due to forest fires and smoke, — the smoke from burning moss have spread across more than 100 square kilometers, discusses the evacuation of two towns, where about a thousand people, said on Friday the TV channel n-tv.

«Specific forecast is not currently possible, but should proceed from the fact that the spread of smoke and flying sparks will continue,» — said in a live n-tv, a representative of the region Reinhard winter, adding that «the protection of civilians in the first place, the evacuation is not excluded.»

The fire started more than two weeks ago as a result of missile tests conducted by the German Bundeswehr.

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