the essentials In Aveyron, firefighters note a resumption of the fire in Mostuéjouls, where already several hundred hectares of land have burned this week. Several villages were evacuated. In Mostuéjouls (Aveyron), on this morning of Saturday August 13, everything seemed to indicate that the fire was under control. And then the switchover in the middle of the day. Around 3 p.m., the firefighters present on the scene deplore a “big recovery”: “The fire resumes on the crest of the Causse Sauveterre”, announces the municipality of Mostuéjouls on social networks. “A very virulent new start has been observed in the town of Mostuéjouls, explains a press release from the fire brigade. 50 additional hectares have already burned and 100 hectares are threatened.” Faced with this recovery, the villages of Comayras and Mostuéjouls were evacuated. “The firefighters recommend that the inhabitants of Liaucous and Combaurie prepare some things in the event of an upcoming evacuation”, continues the municipality on the web. According to our colleagues from Midi Libre, 200 firefighters had nevertheless remained on site to maintain the fire and prevent any recovery. In addition, 3 Canadairs, a column, a Dash and a helicopter were requested on site to support the forces already in place. Several thousand people evacuated Thursday evening, firefighters claimed that the fire had been “fixed”. More than 750 hectares of vegetation, in particular coniferous forests, had been traversed by the flames, often in areas difficult to access between the Causse de Sauveterre and the Tarn gorges. 500 people had to be evacuated as a precaution from their homes and several campsites in the area on Wednesday evening. Already overnight from Monday to Tuesday, 3,000 people had been evacuated. The fire caused no injuries. Also read: TESTIMONY. Fire in Aveyron and Lozère: “We saw ashes fall on the campsite” … An evacuee tells Wednesday, a man residing in the department of Lozère was indicted for “involuntary destruction by fire”. He is believed to have accidentally started the fire, when a metal part of his trailer caused sparks as it scraped the ground, setting fire to the vegetation on the side of the road.