Hundreds of liters of diesel were distributed on the A9

Firefighters had to partially block the A9 due to the spill of diesel fuel. – Icon Image: dpa

Ingolstadt’s professional firefighters were called on two missions within one hour on Wednesday evening. In one case, he had to clean up hundreds of liters of diesel that had spilled on the A9. Last time it was burnt food.

At around 19:00, professional firefighters were alerted to a report of a leaking diesel fuel from a truck with the roll-off container for dangerous goods on the A9 motorway in the direction of Munich. The fuel tank was slashed by an object on the highway and several hundred liters of diesel leaked. Thanks to the rapid deployment of the fire brigade, the hole was sealed and further fuel leakage was prevented. The 300 liters of diesel left in the tank were pumped by the fire brigade.

Partially closed motorway

The right and middle lanes of the freeway have been closed for the time of the operation. In addition to twelve members of the professional fire brigade, two members of the Mailing fire brigade were also on duty, who brought an IBC container from the fire station to the site. The site was handed over to the water management office for further work.

The remaining forces at the fire station were alerted at around 7:42 pm for an audible smoke warning on Brucknerstrasse. An attentive neighbor heard the smoke alarm and called the fire brigade. When the firefighters arrived, smoke was coming from the second floor. The door to the apartment was opened by the arriving tenant. The smoke was caused by the food being burnt on the stove. The apartment was ventilated by the fire brigade via a high pressure fan. No one was injured during the operation.

– red

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