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Bouches-du-Rhône: an ongoing fire near Aix-en-Provence, 220 firefighters mobilized

Bouches-du-Rhône: an ongoing fire near Aix-en-Provence, 220 firefighters mobilized

A fire broke out this Monday, August 23 in the town of Jouques, north-east of the city of Aix-en-Provence, in the Bouches-du-Rhône. 220 firefighters are currently mobilized to try to control the fire.

“The forest fire that started in Jouques around 5:15 pm is still evolving,” said the Bouches-du-Rhône departmental fire and rescue service (Sdis 13).

Almost ten hectares were covered by the flames.

A total of 220 firefighters, 50 devices as well as air resources, including a Canadair, are currently mobilized

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