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Fire in Elne, fierce Tramontane winds don't help

France 3/Scoop, Jun 17

A fire broke out this Sunday morning at the Tubert composting site in Elne, in the Pyrénées-Orientales. The wood composting and recycling site was on fire, over an area of more than 10,000 square metres.

More than 50 firefighters were battling the flames, made harder by the fierce winds of the Tramontane.

Firefighters managed to contain it by mid afternoon.

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