On 09.08.18 the emergency services were alerted immediately after the storm to a fire on a Abtorfungsfläche.
There was the fire of the children of a resident of Campemoor in a row of peat pieces deposited for drying been discovered. The father went with his daughters on the way to the fire with the brought watering cans
They took water out of a wet area and started the fire-fighting. Since the fire is about half a kilometer due to driveability the emergency services could only reach the area by foot. The Löschrucksäcke available for these cases with a content of 20 liters have proved again here. With the contents of the extinguishing backpacks, the remaining embers could be deleted and handed over the place of action to the now arrived “Moormeister” of Torfwerkes.
After about an hour, the firefighters were able to move in again.
In use were:
The FF Vörden with three vehicles and 14 emergency services and one employee of the turf plant.