On Monday night, Monday, September 7, the playground of Jean Mack Elementary School in Lens caught fire. This will be a volunteer look.
From Monday to Tuesday night, September 7, a large fire broke out in an area of Jean-Mac Primary School in front of St. Edward’s Church in Lens. Precisely the school’s playroom itself had been on fire since midnight. The classes are intact.
The flames were impressive: 35 firefighters and 6 nozzles, from Lens, Leavin, Horns, Avion and Wingles, needed to put them out. Eleven residents had to be evacuated during the intervention and the power network to 175 homes was cut off. At 10 a.m. Tuesday, the fire was extinguished, but the fire engine was still stopped to monitor the debris.
School will be closed at least this Tuesday. Lens Mayor Sylvain Robert visited the site.
According to The Voice of the North, The start of the fire would have been given voluntarily. “It’s in front of the school doors, triggered at the level of the trash cans.”, Writes regional daily.
Last April, in Lille, the Huschet school was set on fire, sparking the arrival of Interior Minister Gerald Dorman.
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