Today: Thursday, 25 April 2024 year

A fire broke out in a granary in France.

A fire broke out in a granary in France.


A major fire started at an elevator located near the fishing port in the city of La Rochelle in western France.

“The fire started on Thursday morning, about 80 firefighters were sent to extinguish it,” the Charente-Maritime Fire and Rescue Service said.

It is noted that the fire started at the elevator company Sica Atlanique. At the moment, the risk of an explosion and the spread of fire to neighboring warehouses remains.

76 firefighters and 27 units of fire equipment are involved in extinguishing the fire, the media specifies. About twenty company employees who were inside, as well as residents of nearby houses, were evacuated.

The day before, a major fire also broke out in the commune of Vaux-en-Velene near Lyon, BFMTV Lyon reported. A waste processing plant caught fire there.

About 100 firefighters extinguished the fire all night, by morning the fire was still not extinguished. The fire covered an area of ​​a thousand square meters.