Wheel loader catches fire: one injured

A fire engine drives to an operation.
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Otzberg (dpa / lhe) – – A wheel loader caught fire on the premises of a sawmill in Otzberg (Darmstadt-Dieburg district). The fire then spread to the wood that was stored nearby; however, the sawmill building was not damaged. Employees tried to put out the fire. One man sustained minor injuries from smoke gas and was taken to hospital. Police said it was still unclear why the construction car caught fire on Saturday afternoon. The damage is estimated at several thousand euros.

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