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Quimper: Fire in the City Centre, a Man Badly Burned

To escape the flames, a man of 19 took refuge on the roof of his apartment building on Tuesday 31st October at Quimper. Seriously injured, he was taken to hospital.

The supplies were notified at 11:40 this Tuesday, October 31, 2017. A fire broke out in a building in the rue Ker Ys in Quimper, a few steps from the Théâtre de Cornouaille.

A young man of 19 years old had to take refuge on the roof of the apartment building to escape the flames.

He was able to be rescued by firefighters who were quickly at the scene. Badly burned on the arms and legs, he was transported first to the hospital in Quimper, before being taken to hospital in Nantes. 



Another person was slightly injured.

Seven to eight people were evacuated from the building.

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