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A fire in a building in Paris left one dead, two seriously injured and ten more slightly affected, during the night from Friday to Saturday. Among the survivors, Clémence Botino, Miss France 2020.
Miss France is in shock, but she is safe and sound, thanks to the Paris firefighters. The building where Clémence Botino resides was hit during the night of Friday to Saturday by a serious fire, which left one dead, two seriously injured and ten more lightly affected. The incident was declared for a still unknown cause "shortly before midnight" in an apartment on the third floor of a building at 10 avenue des Ternes, in the XVII arrondissement in Paris, the captain told AFP Florian Lointier.
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An elderly woman living on the fourth floor could not be saved by the firefighters, of whom some 130 intervened on the spot. The fire, circumscribed after around 1:30 a.m., released thick smoke and made the stairwell completely impassable. Eighteen people were however saved thanks to ladders deployed along the facade from the interior courtyard of the building, explained Captain Lointier."
Clemence is doing very well. Obviously, she is shocked."
Among these survivors, Miss France. According to "Le Parisien", Clémence Botino was housed in an apartment belonging to the Endemol company, producer of the competition, and intended to accommodate the Misses during the year of their reign. The young 23-year-old beauty queen, after having spent confinement in Guadeloupe where she is from. Sylvie Tellier, the president of the Miss France Committee, explained to the "Parisian" that she had been relocated by production in a house, following the fire.
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"I wanted to thank you for all your messages of support. Don't worry, Clémence is doing very well, she is safe and sound. Obviously, she is shocked because it happened that night, "also said Sylvie Tellier in a series of videos published on Instagram.
"Fortunately, thanks to the intervention of many firefighters who arrived very quickly ... They were able to put a lot of people in safety. Thank you to our firefighters who dedicate their lives to fighting the fire and saving people from the flames, "continued the president of the Miss France Committee, who also had" a big thought for the families of the injured, because not everyone has not had the chance of Clemence ".The intervention of the Paris firefighters in pictures
Violent apartment fire (Paris XVII): 1 person died, 2 seriously injured and 11 slightly injured, including a Paris firefighter. The Paris firefighters' mission continues despite the fight against
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- @PompiersParis (@PompiersParis) Back in pictures on the violent apartment fire (Paris XVII).
Video: In Paris, a fire breaks out in a building in the middle of the night (Le Figaro)
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