House in Hamburg-Barmbek: Fire service after an explosion
Photo: Sebastian Peters / dpa
A person was injured in an explosion in a house in Hamburg-Barmbek.
The explosion on Monday morning triggered a large-scale operation by the fire department, as a police spokesman said.
The building, in which various businesses use offices, was badly damaged.
Debris would be lying around, it was said.
How the explosion came about is still unclear.
The fire brigade continued in the morning.
Hamburger Strasse was completely closed.
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