The powerful fire near Marseille destroyed more than one thousand hectares of the earth

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The powerful fire which has flashed the day before near Marseille, destroyed more than one thousand hectares of the earth, reports Mezhdunarodnoye frantsuzskoye radio RFI. Fire, flashed in the evening on August 4 in forest area of a resort zone of the Blue coast, came nearer to several settlements and completely destroyed two campings. From a zone of disaster 2700 people were quickly evacuated, some had to escape from elements by the sea. Fire flashed in forest area to the West from Marseille on Tuesday at 17 o'clock. Because of a strong wind the fire in 2 hours extended in a radius of 8 kilometers. 1800 firefighters fought fire with support of fire aircraft...

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