Massive fire engulfs French industrial area near Louis Vuitton warehouse
A massive fire has broken out in an industrial area in Cergy, northwest of Paris. Fire officials told RT France that the fire engulfed the area close to a Louis Vuitton warehouse.
Fire brigades rushed to the scene of a massive fire at Avenue de l'Ados in Cergy in the Val-d'Oise department on Monday.
Seven people were injured in the fire, according to radio broadcaster France Bleu. One person with serious burns was transported to the hospital in neighboring Pontoise.
Fire officials told RT France that a spare parts warehouse situated close to a warehouse used by fashion giant Louis Vuitton caught fire.
A Cergy, rue de l'ados, ce n'est pas Louis Vuitton pic.twitter.com/6c5xid8GIz— Dokiya (@n_dokiya) February 1, 2016
France 3 reported that the warehouse also housed a studio containing a collection of classic cars.
Police have cordoned off the area and launched an investigation into the causes of the fire.