Forest fires in France reached the second largest city of Marseille. Several forest fires in southern France has risen to the second largest city of the country to Marseille. In extinguishing the fire involved about 1,800 firefighters.
The fire has destroyed several houses in the commune of Vitrolles, from the fire also damaged the commune of FOS-sur-Mer. As reported the Minister of internal Affairs of France Bernard Cazeneuve, the fires have covered an area of more than 2 thousand hectares, and to stop the spread of fire is not yet possible.
Also, due to the thick smoke at Marseille airport canceled or delayed a commercial flight. The city authorities advised motorists to be more attention on the roads. According to the fire service, as a result of fires injured two people, destroyed 20 to 25 houses.