Lyon: impressive fire in the city center

You may have seen thick black smoke this Thursday over Lyon. A fire is currently hitting a building on rue Paul-Bert (3rd).

The fire broke out around noon in a building on the corner of Paul-Bert Street andavenue de Saxe, in the 3rd arrondissement of Lyon. Firefighters are currently moving out to a fire that started from an apartment. It then spread to the ceiling of the building.

According to the emergency services, there are no sacrifice. According to a video transmitted by France 3, a resident managed to escape the flames by going through the window. He was for long minutes over the void before being rescued by a neighbor.

Moreover traffic is interrupted between cours Gambetta and rue Vendôme.

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