Live – a fire in Morbihan at the level of the Brusselland forest, 180 hectares burned

Brittany: a fire in Morbihan at the level of the Brusselland forest

180 hectares have already been burned in Morbihan as a fire broke out all night from Thursday to Friday in the Campignac sector at the level of the Brusseliande forest.

More than a hundred firefighters are currently mobilized and reinforcements are expected from Ille-et-Vilaine according to our colleagues from cable. Evacuations have taken place but the number of displaced is unknown at this point.

In the Gironde, the fire made little progress last night

Arcachon Deputy Governor Ronan Lustick assessed the situation in Gironde Friday morning, after another night of fighting against the flames. He notes that 7,400 hectares were burned but there was no “noticeable development” of the fire during the night.

Arcachon’s deputy governor also noted that European reinforcements “will take place on the ground today”.

a map. The areas that have burned in the Gironde since the beginning of the summer

20,800 hectares in July, to which is added 7,400 hectares already burned in August. The Gironde is the region most affected by the fires that have hit France since the beginning of summer.

After the Landiras and Teste-de-Buch sectors, the situation is now critical in the Hostens sector. 10,000 people have been evacuated as a precaution since Tuesday.

Smoke has been emitted from more than 28,000 hectares in the Gironde since the beginning of summer. © Copernicus Ephesus

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Fire in the Gironde: Firefighters are closer to the fire

Closer to the flame. Yesterday, French firefighters photographed stunning images of the fire still raging in the Gironde.

More than 7,400 hectares have burned since Tuesday and 10,000 people, including residents of Belen Belet, have been evacuated.

The means deployed by the European reinforcements are becoming more and more apparent

European reinforcements on Friday are expected to help French firefighters battle the fires affecting the country.

In the Gironde, where smoke has emitted from more than 7,400 hectares, wild resources from Germany, Romania, Poland and Austria will soon be deployed. Greece and Italy will provide air assistance.

In Brittany, two Swedish Air Tractor bombers landed last night in Van, where the governor greeted their crews. In the next few days they will begin to fight for the disasters that occurred in Finistere and Morbihan.

7,400 hectares burned in the Gironde as European reinforcements are expected

The fire that broke out on Tuesday in the Gironde burned 7,400 hectares. 361 men and women and 101 vehicles were called up as reinforcements from abroad, mainly from Germany, Poland and Romania.

In total, 10,000 people have been evacuated since the fire resumed.

660 hectares burned in Jura

Hello everyone and welcome to this livestream dedicated to the fires affecting France. Two fires broke out in the Jura.

The first, located in the Rupt sector, already covers 500 hectares while the second, located in Cornod, has been reformed. 160 hectares burned here.

A total of 150 firefighters and 32 gendarmes were deployed that night.

Good morning all,

Welcome to this livestream dedicated to fighting the fires currently raging in France.

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