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Saint-Laurent-du-Var Fire Causes Evacuations and Confined School, No Casualties Reported

More fear than harm. The fire in a shed, located in the area where many vehicles are parked, in Saint-Laurent-du-Var (Var) caused a lot of damage this Thursday morning, but without causing any casualties.

According to BFMTVdetonations were heard several times, this morning and in the middle of the day, due to the presence of gas cylinders which exploded.

The fire also caused a very large plume of smoke, visible in particular from Nice airport (Alpes-Maritimes). According to Nice morningseveral of the surrounding vehicles were destroyed by the flames.

A confined school

Emergency services asked local residents to avoid the area and around fifty people had to be evacuated, reports the continuous news channel. According to France Blueresidents were also confined to their homes, as were the students of a school located nearby.

Several dozen firefighters are on site. According to local radio, the fire is now under control, but the progress of rescue services is difficult, due to the proven presence of gas cylinders. The mayor of the town, who spoke to BFM Nice-Côte-d’Azur, said that the owner of the burning shed was being heard by the police, without giving further details on the reasons. of this hearing.


2023-12-14 15:03:12
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