Two tents at a vaccination center in La Possession on Reunion Island caught fire on Sunday around 9 p.m., reports



They were used to welcome residents wishing to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.

The fire was quickly brought under control by the firefighters.

Our colleagues do not mention a victim.

A gendarmerie investigation was opened after the incident.

The criminal track seems privileged.

Other fires at vaccination centers in France and overseas

Other fires took place in vaccination centers such as Urrugne in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques in mid-July.

The track of an intentional act had also been favored by the investigators.

At the beginning of June, the largest vaccination center in Hautes-Alpes in Gap had been partially destroyed by flames.

In Martinique, a vaccinodrome was set on fire in early August during a demonstration against the curfew imposed on the island.

In Reunion, the prefect has reconfigured the island since the weekend of July 31 and August 1.

It also closed restaurants, bars, and gyms.

New restrictions to curb the outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic when only 30.7% of residents received the two injections, according to figures from the Regional Health Agency on August 5.


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