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Explosions in Bergerac: how do emergency services manage accidents on Seveso sites?

2022-08-04T16:00:11.071Z

Evacuations, analyses, etc. Interventions for incidents within Seveso-classified factories are subject to a well-established procedure, established in



Around 2 p.m. Wednesday, several explosions sounded within the Eurenco factory in Bergerac.

Quickly, the emergency services are notified and take care of the eight injured, including one seriously.

The nearest homes were evacuated due to the potentially toxic fumes escaping from this Seveso “high threshold” classified industrial site.

Finally, the fire was quickly contained and the analyzes did not detect "no particular danger to human or animal health and the environment".

Shortly before 7 p.m., the area was reopened to traffic and the police roadblocks lifted.

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Source: leparis

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