(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
A vegetation fire has scorched more than 130 hectares near the
French town of Mouriès, trend reports citing euronews .
The blaze broke out at around 5:30 am on Saturday. Some 230
firefighters were deployed to the Bouches-du-Rhône region for the
county's first major fire this year.
'The drought these last few days, with few days of wind, the dry
plants due to winter, the violent wind stirs up the hotbeds of
garrigue fires. We are trying to support a field of olive trees to
make a tactical fire. We will try to contain it here, I hope the
fire will not jump' one firefighter said.
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