Forest Fires in Southern France Now Under Control
Forest Fires in Southern France Now Under Control. The fires that fought for days on the town of Bormes-Les-Mimosas on the French south coast are under control. That reports French media. The fires have laid about 1700 hectares in the ash since Monday.
In the night of Tuesday on Wednesday, 12,000 people had to be evacuated among whom many tourists.
Drought and the wind remain an obstacle to fire extinguishers. But here too, firefighters seem to be in control of the situation.
West of Marseilles fires forest fires in the municipality of Martigues.
Today two teenagers were arrested on suspicion of fire. In southern France and Corsica, more than 7000 hectares have been set in flames since Monday.