Fire in Paris : miss France 2020 rescued, one person died - The Point

A fire occurred in the night from Friday to Saturday in a building of the avenue des Ternes in the 17th arrondissement of Paris, where firemen quickly responded

Fire in Paris : miss France 2020 rescued, one person died - The Point

A fire occurred in the night from Friday to Saturday in a building of the avenue des Ternes in the 17th arrondissement of Paris, where firemen quickly responded. The disaster, whose origin is still unknown, has claimed the life an elderly woman. Two people were seriously injured and ten others more lightly.

The fire generated thick smoke and made the staircase, which is totally impractical. Eighteen people were, however, able to be saved thanks to scales deployed along the facade from the inner courtyard of the building, explained the captain Florian Lointier. They include Mercy Botino, Miss France 2020, revealed Sylvie Tellier, the president of the committee Miss France, in a video on Instagram.

Miss France "going very well"

The apartment that houses the Miss France during the year of their reign, which will be located in the building that burned. Back in metropolis after spending the containment in Guadeloupe, his native island, Mercy Botino would not have been injured during the fire. "Don't worry, Clémence goes very well, it is healthy and saves ", reassured Sylvie Tellier. "Obviously, she is shocked by what has happened this night, because the building where she lives in Paris has burned. Fortunately, thanks to the intervention of a lot of firefighters who arrived quickly, they were able to put a lot of people in security. "

the chair of The committee Miss France has paid tribute to firefighters and also had a "big thought" for the victims ' families. "But don't worry, it goes very, very well ", she concluded concerning Clemency Botino. Miss France, who was sent to its many subscribers on the social networks in the evening, is it not commented on this drama for the moment. About 130 firefighters were deployed to the location of the fire, limited to after about 1 h 30. An investigation has been opened and the laboratory of the prefecture of police of Paris, visited the site to determine the causes of this disaster.

Updated Date: 04 July 2020, 10:33

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