Brush and stubble fields have been burning for 3 p.m., driven by a strong mistral. Chemin de Lucette, in Sorgues, in the department of Vaucluse, around forty firefighters intervened. At 6 p.m., the fire had drowned, 10 hectares had burned down.
Fire in Sorgues towards the chemin de la Traille / Coutchougus. Firefighters, gendarmes and canadairs are on site to protect the homes. @ Prefet84 @bleuvaucluse @LPAvignon pic.twitter.com/5W5LrDSy4w
Air assets, Tracker and Dash, carried out several drops. At 5 pm, 4 hectares went up in smoke. At 6 p.m., 10 hectares were burnt down, drowning is in progress.