Shock between car and scooter, brush fires, traffic accident … The various facts about this Thursday in Auvergne

A 31-year-old man driving rue Maréchal-de-Lattre-et-de-la-1ère-Armée in Clermont-Ferrand was injured in a collision with a vehicle near Saint-Éloi on Wednesday. 22:35 With a broken arm and trauma to the pelvis, he was transported to CHU Clermont Gabriel-Montpied by the firefighters. The screenings that the police officers at the central police station carried out, both on the driver of the scooter and on the motorist, aged 38, turned out to be negative.

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Fire in an apartment in Montluçon

A fire broke out in an inhabited apartment on rue du Bois de la Brosse in Montluçon, around 6:50 a.m. on Thursday, August 11. Sixteen firefighters from the Montluçon and Néris-les-Bains centers intervened with five vehicles under the command of Lieutenant Bonneau. They very quickly extinguished the fire, which did not do much damage. The pair of squatters, bothered by the fumes, were transported to the Montluçon hospital center.

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Eight hectares of brush and wood on fire in Viplaix

A fire on several farmlands broke out on Thursday, August 11 at around 14:45 at a place called Le Grand Bois in Viplaix. When the firemen arrived, the farmers on the spot had evacuated all the animals present (sheep) on the plots.

In total, almost 8.5 hectares of brush, hedges and wood burned, less than a hundred meters from homes. The accident caused no injuries. The fire, the origin of which remains to be determined, was set at around 4:30 p.m., thanks mainly to the help of farmers who loosened the plots.

Twenty-five firefighters, coming from Montluçon, Huriel, Urçais, Hérisson, Bourbon-l’Archambault and Villefranche-d’Allier, were mobilized under the command of Lieutenant Gonnot. Some of them remained at the scene until early evening to continue the drowning operations. Personnel from the Montluçon gendarmerie company were also present.


Four hectares burned at the edge of the road in Antignac

A fire broke out in Antignac, on the edge of RD 49, in the night between Wednesday and Thursday around Around four hectares of undergrowth and a small grove were consumed by the flames. The firefighters of Champs-sur-Tarentaine, Riom-ès-Montagnes, Ydes and Condat, who were given orders by the Mauriac group leader, managed to extinguish the fire.

Bush and forest fire in Cézens

On Thursday afternoon, shortly after 5:00 p.m., a brush and forest fire broke out in the town of Cézens, in a place called “Mandaillac”. Partying on the edge of RD 34, this fire spread over an acre. It was quickly rewritten by 18 firefighters from Saint-Flour, Paulhac and Pierrefort.

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The driver of a truck and a motorcyclist were injured in La Chaise-Dieu

An accident involving a heavy goods vehicle and a motorcycle, but without collision, took place on Thursday 11 August in La Chaise-Dieu. Both drivers were injured and treated by the fire brigade. Spectacular, the accident took place around 11:15 on RD 499. A heavy truck was traveling in the direction of Saint-Alyre-d’Arlanc or Brioude. At the end of the turn, the trailer (a chalet set) sent him to the left of the road. He couldn’t help but fall over. At the same time, a motorcyclist arrived in front. To avoid the shock, the pilot preferred to leave the road and dive into the ditch (with a lot of grass and about a meter deep). The driver and cyclist were slightly injured and were taken care of by the firefighters to be transferred to the emergency room at the Émile-Roux hospital in Puy-en-Velay. The rescue operations were carried out by firefighters from the centers of La Chaise-Dieu, Chomelix and Allègre.

Vegetation fire in Collat

A vegetation fire broke out on Wednesday 10 August around 21:00 in a place called Vieux-Moulin, in the town of Collat. About 40 m² were destroyed by the flames. About fifteen firefighters from the centers Paulhaguet, Allègre, La Chaise-Dieu and Saint-Ilpize were mobilized.

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