Friday, March 13, 2009

Fruits and veggies are burning!

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Photo: AFP

This night a fruits and vegetables warehouse at Rungis was devastated by a massive fire. The fire started at 2:30AM (Paris time), hundreds of firemen worked all night, the fire is now under control.
The origin of the fire is still unknown.

Rungis is known as the world largest farmers market with its 232 hectares of warehouses. Rungis has been located in Paris suburbs near Orly airport for 40 years, in replacement of Halles de Paris.
Every day 6000 tons of fruit, vegetable, meat or fish are traded, and 12000 workers are employed.

1 comment:

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

That's not funny at all :-(...

Cheers and have a nice weekend,


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