Illustration of a fire engine. - Martin BUREAU

A couple in their sixties died in the fire in their house on the night of Saturday to Sunday in Gannat (Allier), we learned from the emergency services. Alerted around 2 a.m., the firefighters extracted a 62-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman from a burning pavilion, said an official from the SDIS (departmental fire and rescue service) of Allier.

"Severely burned", the two victims could not be revived, he said. About 25 firefighters from Gannat, but also from neighboring municipalities of Vichy, Ebreuil and Espinasse-Vozelle responded to the fire, the origin of which remains undetermined. According to the daily La Montagne , the inhabitants of a neighboring house which was not affected by the flames have been relocated.


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