The firefighters of the Drôme lose one of their own. Chief Warrant Officer Martial Morin, volunteer firefighter in Tain-l’Hermitage, died on Monday, we learned from the SDIS of Drôme. He died following an illness which occurred on July 15 while this firefighter was fighting the fire at Montagnette, near Tarascon, in the Bouches-du-Rhône.
This fire, in the immediate vicinity of the railway line, was caused by a wagon with a faulty braking system. It destroyed more than 1,600 hectares of vegetation.