The essentials On this Monday evening, a virulent fire broke out in the Massif de la Clape in Narbonne in the Aude. 5 hectares of undergrowth were devastated by the flames.
First fire of the season in Narbonne. On this Monday evening, a fire destroyed 5 hectares of pine forest and undergrowth in the Massif de la Clape not far from Château Le Bouis. The fire broke out around 5 p.m. on already dry and inaccessible ground, driven by a south / southeast wind.
The firefighters mobilized considerable resources with 90 men and 12 trucks. The intervention of two water bombers made it possible to bring the disaster under control shortly before 7 p.m. The men on the ground were then able to reach the front of the fire, according to Independent.
The blue road that crosses the Massif de la Clape and leads to Notre-Dame-des-Auzils was closed to traffic this Monday evening.