In our new series, "One For All! Vounteers In Germany," we look at people who get involved in their communities. In this episode, we meet Iris Reckling -- who serves as a volunteer firefighter in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
The three Spanish firefighters and two Danish men have been acquitted on charges of attempting to illegally bring migrants to Greece. They had been involved in rescue missions for refugees and migrants in the Aegean Sea.
More than 30 people, including children, were killed when an arms depot exploded in a residential building, according to a war monitor. Civil defense volunteers said they were still trying to pull people from the rubble.
A massive wildfire has forced the evacuation of hundreds of inhabitants in the Italian region of Tuscany. Authorities say that arson is not being ruled out but are waiting the results of an investigation.
A Hamburg photographer has captured dramatic images of volunteer firefighters rescuing a stricken horse. About 15 firefighters had to drag the stallion out using fire hoses.
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