home Local News Vannes: Fire in a House, a Woman of 71 Years Dies

Vannes: Fire in a House, a Woman of 71 Years Dies

Thursday night at 11.42pm, firefighters intervened at route de Bernard, Vannes, where a house was on fire. Inside, three people: two men 77 and 48 years were evacuated and taken to hospital, but a woman of 71 years old died as a cardio-respiratory arrest.

At 71 route de Bernard, a fire took place in a house. Around 11.42pm, firefighters arrived on the scene shortly after the emergency call. Three people were in the house. “One person was missing, we went to retrieve a lady of 71, we were unfortunately unable to do anything, she was in cardiac arrest and died,” recounts a firefighter.

Following a fire in a house in Vannes, a 71 year old woman died and two men, in relative emergency, were transported to the hospital.
Following a fire in a house in Vannes, a 71 year old woman died and two men, in relative emergency, were transported to the hospital. | Maël Fabr

Two men, aged 48 and 77 years old, were also in the house.  They were both transported to the emergency hospital.

Firefighters came to the end of the fire around 3.30 am. The house suffered extensive damage following the fire. During the intervention, twenty firefighters, two vans, one wide and two ambulances were on site.

The fire seems to have started upstairs. The roof is completely destroyed.

Leave a Reply