Essen: Explosion in allotment garden – man seriously injured! I can’t believe how he reacts
Eat. In an allotment garden in eat a gazebo exploded on Tuesday afternoon.
The owner of the lot on Grundstrasse in eat suffered serious injuries. But the man only noticed it much later.
Essen: explosion in allotment – owner walks home
Because the hobby gardener was apparently in shock, the Essen fire brigade suspects. Instead of dialing the emergency number directly, the man first made his way home.
When he got home, he finally noticed his burns on his face and arms. Then he called 911.
Explosion in Essen – gazebo completely destroyed
According to the man’s description, the control center sent a fire engine to the allotment garden in the Katernberg district.
There, the emergency services discovered the completely destroyed gazebo. “The back wall of the brick arbor was destroyed by the pressure. Shards of glass were distributed within a radius of around 20 meters,” the Essen fire brigade describes the battlefield.
Provide first aid – you can do that!
- In the event of an accident, secure the scene of the accident and dial the emergency number 112 or 110
- monitor the casualty’s vital functions
- Just in case: start resuscitation, stop bleeding, stable side position
- Warm the person with a rescue blanket. Also pay attention to heat from below
- Mental health care: talk to the affected person, stroke their head. Even the unconscious feel this care.
Because the curtains were cut, the emergency services assume that the pressure wave was accompanied by a flash of fire. The emergency services found a total of three gas bottles in the rubble.
Man hospitalized after explosion in Essen
The victim of the explosion was eventually taken to the hospital by ambulance.
No other people were harmed.
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It is unclear how the explosion could have happened. (aka)