Just torched like that: Large-scale fire brigade operation because of a burning Benz | Regional

St. Wendel – The Benz just went up in flames: In Marpingen-Alsweiler, a burning R-Class kept the fire brigade in suspense.

On Saturday (October 30, 2021) at around 3:50 p.m., the fire brigade received one emergency call after another, the callers reported: A Mercedes is on fire on Tholeyer Strasse.

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Because the blazingly burning car was right in front of a house, not only the Alsweiler fire brigade moved out, but also those of Marpingen and Berschweiler. The police and ambulance service also rushed to the scene of the fire.

The fire spread from the engine to the interior

Photo: Dirk Schäfer / St. Wendel Fire Department

Fortunately, the emergency services were able to prevent the fire from spreading to the house. Nobody was injured.

Why the Mercedes diesel caught fire is still unclear.

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