Forest in Hjällbo Brins | Gothenburg Post

It started burning in a wooded area in Hjällbo during Tuesday night. At the site, 15 firemen work to pull out hoses and direct water to the surface that burns to extinguish the fire.

– It may take time to extinguish it depends on how deep it goes into the ground, "says Dan Lindqvist at the rescue service of Greater Gothenburg .

By 20:30, the fire had grown from 400 square meters to 100 times 100 meters, but it should be under control.

– The extinguishing work is fine, the fire has been burned and started to extinguish it now, says Dan Lindqvist. 19659002] This is a terrain fire where the grass burns, but there should be no risk of spreading and no buildings in the woods. Robert Nilsson lives on Gold and can see the burning range from the height.

– I see strong smoke evolution. It's a smoker who is over 50 meters with white gray smoke, he says.

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