The thick smoke is visible for several tens of kilometers around, the photographs are pouring in on social networks. More than a hundred hectares would be threatened in Mimizan, this Saturday, August 28, indicated the operational center of fire and rescue, in France 3. A very large-scale fire confirmed by the mayor of the town, Frà © dà © ric Pomarez, joined by “Sud Ouest”. Eight units of firefighters, or about fifty people, have been mobilized since the middle of the afternoon to put out the fire, in the area of ​​the people’s area. of the trip, on the Escource road, near the airfield. The wind would complicate the operation. A helicopter, usually dedicated to swimming, was required. Two canadairs were due to arrive to help control the fire, the mayor said.

TO?? Seignosse, another fire was in progress, not far from the pond Blanc. The firefighters of Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse, Tosse and Capbreton intervene on the ground. The neighbors were notified for a possible evacuation. Around 7:15 p.m., a campsite in the area concerned was going to be evacuated. Deviations have been put in place.

Ref: https://www.sudouest.fr