SINISTRE The merry-go-round at Place de Torcy was devoured by flames overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday
< /p> The merry-go-round burned down overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday (illustration). — JEANNE ACCORSINI/SIPA
Day of sadness for the children of the 18th arrondissement. The merry-go-round on Place de Torcy, very close to the market; of the Olive, has been destroyed by flames on the night of Tuesday at Wednesday. “We have been called to 2:06 a.m., indicates the Paris fire brigade (BSPP). The 60 m² was fully ablaze.” It took the six firefighters dispatched to the scene an hour to put out the fire.
Manège pour enfants du marché de la Chapelle, Marx Dormoy, Paris 18. pic.twitter.com/QBWKtuNMwP
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“The merry-go-round has always been severe; and the kids in the neighborhood loved it,” said the town hall of the 18th arrondissement. The cause of the fire was unknown at this time.