DEVIL’S MOUNTAIN BERLIN: A former US Listening Station now a place for art – video and photo-report!

It’s a mystic place. Berlin Devil’s Mountain. Piled up with World War II rubble. An artificial hill just outside of German capital Berlin. And once, in the times of the Cold War, a seemingly perfect place for a listening station.

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PHOTO-REPORT: Airport Emergency Test – Explosion at a logistic center at Cologne Airport

A heavy explosion in one of the logistic centers near-by Cologne airport. 35 people in the building. Some injured, some dead. “It is a real scenario,” says Lars Drewes, head of the airport’s fire service.

In up to three – for incidents on the taxiway – or five minutes for other areas the fire service has to be on location. A mission the team accomplished for the latest emergency test.

Apart from undergoing all processes of rescuing, the test also is a test of cooperation with Cologne’s fire service, as well as other relief forces. “It is a constant dialogue we have,” says Drewes.

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