The headquarters of the Airbus Helicopters group in Marignane.


MickaÎl Penverne / 20 Minutes

This Sunday, around 6:15 am, the firefighters were called for a fire that broke out in a warehouse at the Airbus Helicopters site in Vitrolles, near Marseille airport in the Bouches-du-Rhône, learned

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with the Marseille firefighters.

At the time of writing, around a hundred marine firefighters and firefighters from Bouches-du-Rhône are on site to extinguish the fire which covers 5,000 m².

The origin of this incident is currently unknown.

The marine firefighters specify that specialized agents analyze the toxicity of the fumes emanating from this fire to determine the nature of any air pollution linked to this fire.


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  • Airport

  • Marseilles

  • Fire

  • Fire

  • Helicopter

  • Vitrolles

  • Airbus