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 …

Corsica: Ajaccio Fires Start in the Back Country

FIRES: The fires in Corsica are losing progression towards housing … New fires are reported by Corse Matin in the back countryof Ajaccio, Appietto in Corsica. The emergency services were on site to try to control them quickly. VIDÉO. L’incendie d’Appietto progresse sur les habitationshttps://t.co/uRvIV7chBA pic.twitter.com/onr5xwi47n — Corse-Matin 📰 (@Corse_Matin) August 2, 2017 Deux départ de feu dans l’arrière-pays …

Fires: In the Var, Philippe announced Reinforcements and Commends the Work of Firefighters

While a new fire broke out on the night of Tuesday to Wednesday near Bormes-les-Mimosas in the Var, causing the evacuation of more than 10,000 people, Édouard Philippe told AFP that he would go to “the front of the fire” on Wednesday night. The Prime Minister also announced the arrival of ground and air reinforcements. The …

Many Fire starts on Saturday in Brittany

Many fires were reported on Saturday in Brittany, favoured by high temperatures. Heat and agriculture have led today on Saturday in Morbihan, outbreaks of fires in seven places: Ménéac, Comblessac, Bieuzy, Réguiny, Persquen and Lignol. The fires were contained during the afternoon. This Saturday,  a fire broke out in Bréhan. Four hectares of wheat were burned and fifteen others …

Lorient: Several Outbreaks of Fire along the Motorway

Firefighters from Hennebont intervened twice on Saturday, for fire that have started along the N165 dual Carriageway, at the interchange Kerdual near Lorient. Firefighters from Hennebont intervened twice on Saturday, for fire that have started along the N165 dual Carriageway, at the interchange Kerdual near Lorient. The question why ? Cigarette butts discarded by motorists. Twice …

Cotes d’Armor: Drought, Several Fires in Fields

Three hectares of fields went up in smoke on Saturday night in Plouasne, east of Cotes d’Armor. Sparks in an agricultural machine are causing the fire. Since Friday night, this is the third fire of this type in the department. Drought exacerbates the situation. Three hectares of fields were burned, Saturday night at a place called Les Croix-Chemins …

Ariege: Fires destroy over 900 hectares

Fires, favoured by exceptionally mild temperatures for the season, have devastated large agricultural areas in Ariège …   Over 900 hectares of vegetation have soared in smoke in Ariege, according to a report released Monday by firefighters and the prefecture. A fire, favored by an unusually mild weather for the season, tore the department.   …

Forest Fires : Five Basic Rules

Six hundred hectares have gone up in smoke since Friday with the Forest Fires in the Southwest of France.  The President in the Var region earlier today, Monday called for everyone “to be vigilant everywhere in France” and launched a “call for common sense behaviour  […] because it’s  carelessness and stupidity that explains most often …