Along interior mountains of Mediterranean coast and island of Corsica, land of 4,000 hectares burned.
This caused the overnight evacuation of 10,000 people in “South eastern France”. The huge number of firefighters came in action to fight against fires nearby “Bormes-les-Mimosas” (country’s “Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur”) region. Earlier, France seeks helped from its EU neighbors to fight against wildfires.(Also See: World’s no. 4th Worst Traffic; San Francisco)
Fire official stated that: “The evacuations, at least 10,000, followed the progression of the fire.” He added: “It’s an area that doubles or triples its population in summer.” Worst fires have been seen nearby renowned resort of “Saint-Tropez”.(Also See:
Evacuation of hundreds of houses have been done in Corsica. Since Monday, for the extinguishing of flames water bombers and 4,000 firefighters are doing efforts. Officials reported injury of 12 firefighters and 15 police official’s conditions affected due to inhalation of smoke.
One British tourist, Lisa Minot stated that at 2.00am all tourists got evacuated and they were compelled to spend all night at the beach. They felt fear by staying in a wooded campsite. She added that more than 3,000 people which also includes tourists from different campsites stayed in cold winds whole night on a beach. She said that young children were also there among people who got evacuated. She stated: “People are just very tired.”(Also See:11 died in the deadly fire in Regent Hotel Karachi, Pakistan.)
Lisa Minot, shared that planes scooped water from sea and then all planes vanished into black smoke on coast. By blazes destruction of some campsites happened.