Spectacular fire in a Rungis market warehouse – Miscellaneous

A spectacular fire broke out this Sunday at the end of the morning in a warehouse at the Rungis market. “Thirty machines are on site and a hundred firefighters are mobilized,” said a spokesperson for the Paris fire brigade.

“The fire is almost under control, there are no casualties and there is no risk of the fire spreading,” he added.


A fruit and vegetable warehouse

“A fire broke out in a fruit and vegetable warehouse around 12:20 p.m.,” the Val-de-Marne prefecture said on its Twitter account. Thick black smoke was visible for several kilometers around in the middle of the day south of Paris.

The firefighters advised, via their Twitter account, to avoid “travel in this sector” and to facilitate “the passage of relief”.

The Rungis National Interest Market (MIN), the largest wholesale and fresh produce market in the world, covers 234 hectares. It is located seven kilometers south of Paris in the Val-de-Marne.

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