Offbeat sports clubs support fire brigade in Saxon Switzerland

21:21  05 august  2022
21:21  05 august  2022 Source:   sport1.de

Wildfires in Germany, Czechia threatening tourist region

  Wildfires in Germany, Czechia threatening tourist region BERLIN (AP) — A large wildfire on the German-Czech border is spreading and threatening to destroy a forested national park popular with tourists. The fire in the region called Bohemian Switzerland on the Czech side and the Saxon Switzerland national park on the German side, which started on the weekend, had seemed to be under control, but spread again early Thursday, German news agency dpa reported. Hundreds of firefighters on both sides of the border and with help from neighboring Poland and Slovakia were battling the flames, while local authorities warned tourists to stay away.

The Saxon Sport supports the fire brigades' emergency services in their fight against the devastating forest fires in Saxon Switzerland. On Friday, Sachsenlotto and the “Teamsachsen” initiative initiated a parcel campaign for the firefighters as well as rescue and emergency services with representatives of the Dresden Monarch, Dresden Titans, HC Elbflorenz, Dresdner SC Volleyball and the Dresden Eislöwen. 1200 breakfast packages were packed for the upcoming weekend. Another delivery is planned for the next week.

Ein Rettungswagen der Feuerwehr fährt auf einer Straße. © Fernando Gutierrez-Juarez/dpa/symbol image A fire brigade's ambulance drives on a street.

also third division football club Dynamo Dresden thanks all forces in use. The association and the players donate non -alcoholic drinks worth 5000 euros. In addition, all firefighters are invited free of charge to one of the next home games in the Rudolf Harbig Stadium and to the “film nights on the bank of the Elbe”. In addition, all helpers are made available to all helpers in cooperation with the Dynamo supplier (UMBRO).

Location at Waldbrand in Saxon Switzerland, .
relaxes the location of the forest fire in the rear part of Saxon Switzerland on the border with the Czech Republic. "In the border area, occasional embers were discovered, the total area of ​​which was reduced compared to the previous days," said the district office in Pirna. The focus of fire fighting is the border gate and the area of ​​Partschenhorns. There, the embers in the ground are fought with a lot of staff and with the support of extinguishing flights.

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