Fire breaks out on rooftop of Lyon university

Published: January 17, 2019
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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

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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