Bouches-du-Rhône: Fire Broke Out around Aubagne, Residents Confined to their Homes

The south of France continues to be ravaged by fires. Saturday afternoon around Aubagne (Bouches-du-Rhône) a new forest fire broke out. Significant rescue equipment have been mobilized. Residents were forced to be confined to their homes, others were evacuated. At 20:30, 150 hectares have been ravaged by the flames, according to the CODIS, the Operational Center Fire and rescue …

New Fires Rage in Corsica

An intense fire is underway in Corsica in the towns of Ogliastro and Olcani. It started in the night of Thursday to Friday 11th August and its progression is rapid according to local sources. According to Mayor of Ogliastro, Jean Toussaint Morganti, the fire would have left his town around midnight at a place called …

Fire in the Hérault: 500 Hectares Burned and 400 People Evacuated

Some 500 hectares of pine forest and scrubland, and a house burned on Wednesday, near the towns of Saint-Pons-de-Mauchiens and Villeveyrac in the Hérault in a fire. The fire caused the evacuation of 400 people. The fire broke out around 3pm, before being “contained” at around 8.30pm. A fire ravaged this Wednesday, some 500 hectares of pine forest and scrubland, …

Paris Bomb Threat: The Georges-Pompidou Hospital Evacuated after an Anonymous Call

Following an anonymous call to the Paris hospital, part of the Pompidou hospital was evacuated … After receiving an anonymous call, part of the European Hospital Georges Pompidou was evacuated and momentary closed Friday for a bomb threat. And, as a precaution.  The security forces during the operation. Décision de fermeture de l’@HopitalPompidou par précaution …

Gorges: The lycée Charles-Péguy Evacuated

An incident with a welding torch led this morning to the evacuation of the Lycée Charles-Peguy. Security Perimeter and traffic banned for 2 hours. As the cultural centre of the lycée Charles Peguy Gorge is under construction, an incident occurred this Wednesday at 8.30am. Two workers who were working with a torch saw it trigger a flashback. …