The Essonne firefighters went into action shortly before 5 p.m. this Sunday, January 24 in order to rescue the person who allegedly set himself on fire on the platform of the Vigneux-sur-Seine station.

The victim, a man of about 35 years old, was categorized in absolute emergency by the doctor of the mobile hospital unit of the hospital in Juvisy-sur-Orge pre feels with the emergency services on the spot.

A 15-year-old young woman who witnessed the tragedy was also taken care of by the personnel of the victim assistance vehicle present at the scene. In total, 10 firefighters from 3 nearby rescue centers were mobilized for this operation.

Traffic on line D of the RER slowed down during the intervention, without interruption. Investigations are underway on this dramatic event.