Police Helicopters Help Douse Forest Fire in Germany

Germany’s federal police have been assisting firefighters in tackling a forest fire in the Lieberoser Heide area of Brandenburg state in eastern Germany.

This footage, taken on Monday, June 24, was recorded aboard a Super Puma helicopter as it doused the flames.

The Markische Allgemeine newspaper reported that the blaze continued to rage over an area of 100 hectares on Thursday, June 27.

The Lausitzer Rundschau news site reported a second fire had begun, in the rural area between the cities of Frankfurt an der Oder and Eisenhuttenstad. Credit: Bundes Polizei via Storyful

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