Fire breaks out on rooftop of Lyon university

According to officials, one person is hurt in the incident

Reuters January 17, 2019
Firefighters extinguish the fire that broke out on the rooftop of Lyon university, in Lyon, France January 17, 2019, in this still image obtained from a social media video. PHOTO: REUTERS

LYON, FRANCE: A large fire broke has broken out on the rooftop of a university in the French city of Lyon and firemen are on the scene, the Lyon 1 faculty said on Thursday.

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Police and university sources said works had been ongoing on the roof and that a gas bottle exploded, starting the blaze. One person was hurt in the incident, the officials said.

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