Duisburg: city with urgent warning! THAT is getting dangerous now

In Duisburg there is now a currywurst flat rate

In Duisburg there is now a currywurst flat rate

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Summer is also in in the Ruhr area Duisburg broken out The thermometer cracked the 30 degree mark several times.

But as nice as the first heat of summer is, it also harbors a great danger. That’s why the city is warning Duisburg now their citizens.

Duisburg: Summer heat in Germany has dangerous effects

Last year, bad pictures circulated from Australia and the USA of violent forest fires. And in Europe, too, the heat and drought in parts of Greece, for example, caused hundreds of hectares of trees and numerous animals to be burned in the flames. The city of Duisburg is now warning that there is also a high risk of a forest fire for the city in the Ruhr area.


This is the city of Duisburg:

  • earliest written mention in 883
  • fifth largest city in NRW, consists of seven districts, has around 496,000 inhabitants (as of December 2020)
  • Duisburg port is the largest inland port in the world
  • almost a third of the pig iron produced in Germany comes from the eight blast furnaces in Duisburg
  • Sights include: Landscape Park Duisburg-Nord, Tiger & Turtle – Magic Mountain, Six Lakes Plateau
  • Mayor is Sören Link (SPD)


According to the German Weather Service, the forest fire risk index rose from level 3 (medium risk) to level 4 (high risk) after the hot weekend.

Therefore, the city of Duisburg warns again that there is an absolute ban on smoking in the forest from March 1st to October 31st. In addition, barbecuing and lighting a fire are generally taboo all year round.

City of Duisburg with an urgent warning – otherwise there is a risk of hefty fines

“Bottles and shards left behind are also dangerous because they act like a magnifying glass,” the warning continued. Failure to do so can result in hefty fines: “Anyone who does not comply with the guidelines must expect a fine of 500 euros.” Residents are also asked to take care of the street trees.


Further reports from Duisburg:


“Just one or two buckets or watering cans a day can be enough to avoid the worst damage,” the city says. (cg)

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J. A. Allen

Author, blogger, freelance writer. Hater of spiders. Drinker of wine. Mother of hellions.

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