15 hectares burnt between Torreilles and Sainte-Marie-la-Mer


A fire broke out in the Pyrénées-Orientales, and 15 hectares of ground have been burnt between Torreilles and Sainte-Marie-la-Mer.One hundred firefighters from Pyrénées-Orientales battled to put out the brush fire, which was exacerbated due to the high winds.

A farm house was threatened by the fire, but firefighters managed to stop the fire from reaching the building.  After over 12 hours. firefighters declared the fire was safely extinguished, with no injuries.

Source: France 3