A little before 9 a.m. this Sunday morning, the emergency services were still there following a violent apartment fire which broke out at 14 rue Thomassin in the 2nd arrondissement of Lyon.
Several injured including two serious
A security perimeter has been set up, it is obviously requested to avoid the sector.The fire broke out around 6:30 am, two people were seriously injured. Seven other people were slightly injured in the blaze. A total of 11 residents were evacuated.
A major system has been put in place with around fifty firefighters mobilized.
The fire was said to have started on the ground floor before the flames spread through the building via the stairwell which partially collapsed.
The fire is under control but teams are still on site for reconnaissance missions.