Fire Hazard Surge in Obesity Sparks Crematorium Blazes

As the number of obese Germans rises, the funeral industry is scrambling to make adjustments in how larger bodies with more fat can be safely incinerated. A number of crematoriums have suffered severe damage when burning fat overwhelmed their emergency measures.
Von Ulf Hanke
Obese bodies have led to fire emergencies at several German crematoriums.

Obese bodies have led to fire emergencies at several German crematoriums.

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Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein