A violent fire broke out this evening around 6.30 p.m. in a building in the Cité des Hirondelles (13th arrondissement). The fire started in a 4-story building and devastated a cellar and two apartments before spreading to the stairwell.
On site, more than sixty firefighters had to evacuate about fifteen people by the facades using large ladders.
Among the 21 residents taken to safety, 6 are currently being examined by medical teams.
Reconnaissance is still in progress in the affected building, but the fire is now under control.
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