After a climber on the German-Austrian border was forced to defecate in the woods, he tried to burn his droppings in an attempt to get rid of them, but this caused a forest fire that necessitated the intervention of firefighters from Austria and Germany together.
A police spokesman in Vossen, in the southern state of Bavaria, on the border with Austria, said on Sunday that firefighters from both countries were busy with the firefighting work.
After the 34-year-old climber from the part of Bavaria, Austria, near the Austrian city of Pinsfang on the border with Vossen in the Ostaglau region in the southern state of Bavaria, defecated excrement, what turned out to be a fatal mistake in a dry forest area and forest floor Straw-like.
With the arrival of the wind, the fire quickly spread to an area between 50 and 60 meters, the spokesman said.
The spokesman added that the firefighting forces had to use special devices in the rough terrain of the forest, and also used a helicopter from Austria and another from Germany, and the fire was not extinguished until after hours.