Fire along Brussels ring road in Anderlecht

Fire along Brussels ring road in Anderlecht
Credit: Brussels Fire Brigade.

On Tuesday evening, a vegetation fire broke out along the Brussels ring road in Anderlecht.

At around 18:00, the Brussels Fire Brigade were called to a fire at the Olympic Drève, equipped with an extinguisher and a tanker.

They received reinforcements from a Federal Police helicopter, which dropped water on the affected site.

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Once the fire was under control, emergency services worked to extinguish it completely to prevent any flare-ups.

A total of 9,000 m² of vegetation had been destroyed by fire, with firefighters using a total of 14,500 litres of water.

The exact cause of the fire is yet to be determined.

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