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24 Oct 2020 | 02:14 PM UTC

France: Fire at abandoned building in Le Havre (Normandy) prompts evacuations October 24

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Large blaze at abandoned building in Le Havre (Normandy) prompts evacuations on October 24; avoid the area and follow authority directives

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/24/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/26/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Le Havre

Event

A large blaze has erupted at an abandoned building in the port town of Le Havre (Normandy) on Saturday, October 24, prompting evacuations of nearby homes. The cause of the fire was not immediately known, and emergency personnel have been deployed to the scene.

Residual disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the fire in the immediate term, along with a heightened security presence and emergency response operations. 

Advice

Those in Le Havre are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area affected by the fires, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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