The streets of Germany came closest to the sweet daydreams of wandering in Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, when a brook of chocolate oozed out of a factory.
Liquid chocolate smothered the streets of a town, Westoennen in Germany on Monday night, spilling out of the DreiMeister chocolate factory nearby. A small technical defect (that we don’t complain of led to this dreamy accident. A leak in the storage tank led to 2000 pounds of milk chocolate to stream down the cold street, that led to its rapid solidification.
To tackle with this tricky, one-of-a kind circumstance for the firefighters, the road was shut as 25 firefighters strived to shovel the chocolate coating off the streets. Shovels and hot water, was used to handle the situation, until later a special washing establishment was brought to carry on the job.
The local fire department said that despite the heart-breaking episode, it is unlikely that a chocolate-free Christmas is impending.
This straight out of a fantasy spill closer to Christmas, only made it more magical.
Unsurprinsingly, the news of chocolate smeared street spread like wildfire, look what Twitter has to say: