Monumental plumes of black smoke have been billowing into the skies of northern France after an enormous blaze broke out in a big warehouse in Bondues, not removed from Lille.
The hearth broke out at an industrial zone within the small city of Bondues, positioned close to the French border with Belgium. The blaze was so huge that the cascading plumes of smoke rising over the positioning have been seen as distant as town of Lille, some 10 kilometers to the south.
Images and movies shared on social media confirmed not simply smoke, however big tongues of flame rising above one of many warehouses within the Bondues industrial zone. Dozens of firefighters have been despatched to include the blaze, in accordance with native media experiences.
The five hundred-square-meter storage facility belongs to the Vandenbulcke firm – a meals wholesaler specializing in bakery merchandise, French media stated. No accidents have been reported, in accordance to Inside Minister Gerald Darmanin.
The sight of the blaze drew onlookers to such an extent that it led to a number of site visitors jams within the space, as motorists had been slowing down out of “curiosity,” in accordance with native experiences. The reason for the fireplace continues to be unclear.
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