Altena (North Rhine-Westphalia) – In the Sauerland, a firefighter drowned while fighting the storm. A spokesman for the police in the Märkischer Kreis confirmed this on Wednesday.
As the WDR reports, the young man’s legs were torn off during a flood operation in Altena. He then drowned.
In Altena, the heavy rains caused a lot of damage. The city was “as good as unreachable” on Wednesday, the police said.
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