Fire

Fire - A fire has destroyed two hectares of woodland alongside the A57 motorway in Brignoles in the Var. The blaze broke out on Sunday morning. Strong winds helped the fire to spread with over one hundred firefighters being deployed to the area. Motorists were being asked on Sunday to slow down and take particular care while driving on the stretch of motorway affected by the fire.  

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Evening Update Monday 17 February 2020

Investigations are continuing into the serious accident at the Capitou toll booths near Frejus at the weekend... Evening Update Monday 17 February 2020 Read More

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Cannes International television series festival

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New Health minister appointed

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21st century Walkman

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Ski resort gets snow delivered by helicopter

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