PARIS: It triggered in the abandoned warehouse of a large area in Aubervilliers and spread very quickly to three warehouses
A fire broke out on Sunday night for an indeterminate reason in a warehouse abandoned in Aubervilliers that has spread to several warehouses, causing a spectacular plume of smoke visible from the north of Paris, we learned from firefighters.
Un incendie impressionnant ravage des entrepôts à Aubervilliers https://t.co/XoaidQ8VmE
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This fire broke out in the abandoned warehouse of a large area and spread very quickly to three storage warehouses, including shoes, said firefighters, indicating that the overall area concerned was of the order of 5,000 m2.
Some 120 firefighters and “a lot of hydraulic means” were engaged to contain the fire , whose huge plume of smoke was visible from the north-east of the capital.