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05 Feb 2019 | 11:06 AM UTC

France: Fire in Paris’ 16th arrondissement February 5

France News Alert

Fire reported at building in rue Erlanger in Paris’ 16th arrondissement on February 5; anticipate disruptions in the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/5/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/7/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Paris


A fire broke out in a building on Rue Erlanger in Paris' 16th arrondissement on Tuesday, February 5. The building has been evacuated; nevertheless, at least ten people were killed and 30 others injured in the blaze. Firefighters have cordoned off the area. Transportation disruptions are to be anticipated in the vicinity over the coming hours. 


Individuals in Paris are advised to avoid the area of the fire, anticipate consequent transportation disruptions, and adhere to all orders issued by local authorities.


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