Fires in the Montpellier and Marseille areas, France, 2010
Damage assessment map
Late august 2010, several fires simultaneously occurred in the south of France near the towns of Fontanès, Villeveyrac (Hérault department), Cassis and La Ciotat (Bouches-du-Rhône department). Over 3000 hectares of scrubland have been destroyed, hundreds of people were evacuated and the motorway A50 was cut between Aubagne and Le Beausset to facilitate the movement of rescue vehicles and the thousand firefighters that have been deployed.
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