At 6 p.m., this Saturday, August 13, Colonel Souyris of Sdis de l’Aveyron gives an update on the strong resumption of the fire in Mostuéjouls. At the start of the afternoon, the fire in Mostuéjouls (Aveyron) started again as in the early hours. Firefighters are again widely mobilized to try to contain the flames which are gaining ground on the Causse de Sauveterre, behind the hamlets of Comayras and Liaucous. In a completely inaccessible area At 6 p.m., Colonel Souryis, from Sdis de l’Aveyron, considered the situation “worrying”. “We were in defense on the resumption point and the fire resumed 500 meters behind the teams, he explains. The fire started again in a completely inaccessible area.” Five Forest Fire Intervention Groups (GIFF) were on site, about 80 firefighters. 70 hectares burned By the end of the afternoon, an additional 70 hectares had gone up in smoke. Three water bomber planes arrived on the scene to support the Dash already on site and the helicopter. On the ground, the firefighters face major outbreaks, “two trucks had to put themselves in self-protection, the firefighters are fine”, reveals the colonel of Sdis. Mostuéjouls evacuated The village of Mostuéjouls was once again evacuated, the inhabitants are directed towards Millau, “The Cavalry also provides beds”, specifies the town hall. The inhabitants of Liaucous and Combaurie were also invited to prepare business.
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