Through Thomas Hoffman
Makeshift barracks that went up in smoke without causing any injuries. During the night of Wednesday January 18 to Thursday January 19, 2023, an important fire broke out in a slum installed along avenue de la Division-Leclerc, at teal (Val d’Oise).
32 firefighters mobilized
The alert was given around 1 a.m. The emergency services deployed significant resources, nine devices and 32 firefighters having been engaged.
Having had to call on a team specializing in animal hazard in order to subdue two dangerous dogs, the firefighters deployed five lances, including one with high power, to contain the flames and prevent them from spreading to all the precarious dwellings scattered over the approximately 300 m2 of the camp, but also that they do not reach a 225,000 volt high voltage line passing above the ground.
As a security measure, an agent Road, the manager of the electricity transmission network, cut the line. However, this had no impact on subscribers in the sector.
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