The Vendée firefighters have been intervening since the early evening on a fire on the industrial site of Bio Habitat, located avenue de Lattre de Tassigny in Luçon, in the south of the department.

The Vendée firefighters specify that “many means are engaged” and recommend to people circulating in the sector “to facilitate the passage of” emergency equipment and “not to go on site.

🔴 IMPORTANT INTERVENTION IN PROGRESS 🔴 The firefighters of @ SDIS85 intervene in @villedelucon for a major industrial fire. Many resources are involved, thank you for facilitating the passage.

“The fire at this moment is not yet under control. The operation consists of preventing the spread of fire in a 7,000 m² building, of which 3,000 are currently ablaze,” Commander Faou specified in Ouest-France around 9 pm.

80 firefighters from 18 rescue centers were called on the spot to bring the disaster under control.