Two people die in apartment fire in Montpellier

Two people died in a fire in an apartment this Tuesday morning in Montpellier (Hérault), deplored Michaël Delafosse (PS), on his account (ex-Twitter), shortly after 9 a.m. The tragedy took place in Tournezy, a working-class district, located south of the Hérault capital.

According to the elected official, it was an “accidental fire”. The information was confirmed by François-Xavier Lauch, the prefect of Hérault, on his account.

The rapid intervention of the firefighters made it possible to prevent the spread of the disaster, the cause of which is, for the moment, unknown, to other apartments.

The municipality decided to open the Jean-Pierre Caillens House for All to welcome evacuated residents. An investigation has been opened to determine the circumstances of this tragedy. “We can never point it out enough, smoke detectors can save lives, they are mandatory in all housing,” said the prefect this Tuesday morning.

2023-12-05 16:01:43
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