Work at the Carrefour shopping center in Fougères: 17 employees under the influence of alcohol

Work at the Carrefour shopping center in Fougères: 17 employees under the influence of alcohol

23 firefighters responded to rescuers intoxicated by the smell emanating from the work of the future Marie Blachère bakery in the Carrefour shopping center. (©The Republican Chronicle)

Saving the deployment of firefighters, this Tuesday, September 20in the parking lot at Fougeres intersection.

Shortly before 7 p.m. they were called to help workers working on Marie Blachère bakery construction sitein the hypermarket shopping center.

17 people in discomfort, 9 transported to the hospital center

23 firefighters responded to rescuers intoxicated by the smell emanating from the work of the future Marie Blachère bakery in the Carrefour shopping center.
23 firefighters responded to rescuers intoxicated by the smell emanating from the work of the future Marie Blachère bakery in the Carrefour shopping center. (©The Republican Chronicle)

Seventeen people were not feeling well when they arrived. They are bothered by a very strong irritating smell. However, no one lost consciousness.

With the support of Smur, the firemen are taking care of the victims.

Nine of them, the most affected, were taken in relative distress to the hospital center in Fougères. They will be put on oxygen and undergo further tests.

Eight other victims were considered non-life-threatening by emergency services. They could go home.

The oven in question

According to the first elements collected at the site, the cause of this intoxication would be connected to the furnace.

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Installed yesterday, launched today. There would be heating at the level of the insulating materials. This would cause a slight escape of smoke and an irritating and unpleasant smell.

Tests did not reveal the presence of carbon monoxide.

This operation involved 23 personnel from Fougères, La Bazouge-du-Désert, Maen Roch and Saint-Germain-en-Coglès barracks.

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