Capfun campsite in Vendée evacuated after mobile home catches fire – Angers Info

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On Sunday, July 7, 2024, the Vendée fire brigade was called to an emergency intervention at the Capfun Curty campsite, located on rue de la Perpoise in Jard-sur-Mer. At 8:55 a.m., a mobile home was completely engulfed in flames.

according to Actu.frWhen firefighters arrived, they discovered that the mobile home was completely engulfed in flames. Using two hoses, they were able to control and extinguish the fire. Fortunately, the four occupants of the mobile home, two adults and two children, were able to evacuate the building before emergency services arrived.

Evacuation of vacationers

Although no injuries were reported, the camp's 1,050 clients were evacuated as a precaution during firefighting operations. Once the situation was under control, they were able to return to their homes. However, a security perimeter was established around the damaged mobile home.

The cause of this fire is still unknown at this moment. An investigation will likely be conducted to determine the origin of the disaster.

big intervention

This intervention required the mobilization of 20 firefighters from the emergency centres of Gard-sur-Mer, Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, Les Sables-d'Olonne, Avril, Longueville-sur-Mer and La Tranche-sur-Mer – the size and coordination necessary to manage this incident in the middle of the tourist season.

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