It was a passer-by Wednesday morning, about half-past six the alarm hit because smoke was to be seen behind the house. The passer-by rang the doorbell and knocked on windows and doors but in the house was no movement. A few minutes later knocked down the flames from the roof of the underlying stock. There were also a few small explosions.
The fire brigade of the items Stekene and Sint-Gillis-Waas were quickly on the spot. Because the fire along the street, are difficult to extinguish, a fence flattened by an adjacent vacant piece of land.
The fire was accompanied by a huge smoke. The plume was up to kilometersver in the circumference. During the bluswerken was, therefore, the Provincial Job (N403) closed to all traffic.Empty barrels of chemicals found
From the fire caused no injuries but material damage is considerable. The cause of the fire is not yet known, but all traces point to a drugslabo. In the warehouse, a former carpentry shop and found the fire brigade remains of cannabis plants. There were also quite a few empty barrels of chemicals found. Arson is not excluded. In the vicinity of the shed was a strong smell of gasoline.
A buurtbewoonster behaved very aggressively to the emergency, and of her freedom being robbed. Nothing, however, points out that they have something to do with the fire would have to.Mayor: “Parquet start research”
Mayor Stany The Court came for yourself and have a look. About the drugsplantage he can't have much to lose. “The matter is now in the hands of the public prosecutor. My biggest concern was for the safety for the neighborhood and who was fortunately at no time in danger. The fire was accompanied by a heavy smoke and high flames but next to the loos is a wasteland and at the rear adjacent to the soccer fields. At the beginning of the school was the Provincial Job opened up.”
in the Meantime, once again there is normal traffic on the N403.