During the explosion of a battery in a dive computer at an exhibitor in hall 3 of Messe Düsseldorf, slight injuries occurred on Saturday afternoon around 1:55 p.m.. The head of the Düsseldorf fire brigade reports on twelve people who were seen and examined by a team of doctors directly on site. Five of them were taken to hospital for further examination with a blast trauma and one person with cuts on his arm. The rescue procedures went smoothly. Initially, the Messe Düsseldorf fire brigade was on site, immediately followed by the professional fire brigade arriving at the fairgrounds.
After the accident, trade fair operations were able to continue without restrictions in Hall 3.
26 January 2019
Messe Düsseldorf Michael Degen Executive Director Phone: +49211/4560-510 E-Mail: DegenM@messe-duesseldorf.de