Ten people, including five children, died in a fire that broke out in eastern France this morning. Fourteen more people were injured, four of them in a serious condition, as well as two firefighters – lightly.
The fire broke out on the ground floor around 03:00 local time and quickly spread to the top three floors of a seven-story building in the suburbs of Lyon, the prefecture said. government delegation) in the statement.
The importance of the fire led to the dispatch of 170 firefighters working in “extremely difficult” conditions, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin told the press.
The causes of the accident are currently unknown, and this morning the minister will go to the blocked building to supervise the rescue and investigative services.
A witness to the fire told BFM television that he managed to bring a ladder to the facade of the building, through which about ten people were able to escape.
Source: El Diario