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Fire on the French Côte d’azur under control

Fire on the French Côte d’azur under control

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The forest fires near the town of Bormes-les-Mimosas on the French Riviera under control, report French media.

The fires have since Monday about 1,700 acres in the ashes. In the night from Tuesday to Wednesday, had to love that 12,000 people were evacuated, among whom many hotel guests and 3,000 campers.

Drought and wind continue to be an obstacle for the fire extinguishers. In the interior of the same department Var rages a fire that destroyed the village of Seillons-Source-d’argens threatens. But also here seems to be the fire contained.

To the west of Marseille raging forest fires in the municipality of Martigues where Thursday, two teenagers on suspicion of arson have been arrested. In the south of France and in Corsica since Monday more than 7,000 acres destroyed by the flames.

Fire on the French Côte d’azur under control

The forest fires near the town of Bormes-les-Mimosas on the French Riviera under control.
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The fires have since Monday about 1,700 acres in the ashes.
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In the night from Tuesday to Wednesday, had to love that 12,000 people were evacuated, among whom many hotel guests and 3,000 campers.
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Devastating forest fires on the French Côte d’azur

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