A large fire broke out in a commercial building in Cottbus. The fire brigade warned on Friday morning of significant smoke and odor nuisance in the Branitz district and the neighboring areas, as was announced. The cloud of smoke moves from east to west over Cottbus. “Please keep windows and doors closed.” Ventilation and air conditioning systems should also be switched off. According to initial findings, no one was injured in the fire.

A commercial building was on fire, a spokesman said. The fire spread over an area of ​​10 by 20 meters. The fire brigade was in action with a large contingent. The following was also recommended: “Avoid the affected area as far as possible. Keep all access routes to the fire site clear.”