how a resident of Anglet tried to save his house from the flames


“Fire is everywhere, I’m sorry. I don’t know what to tell you, I really have to get out of the house. Sorry, really.” In a video posted Thursday evening July 30 on Twitter, Leonardo Iglesias shared this message to his in-laws when evacuating their home. A scene filmed in Anglet (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), while flames ravaged near 100 hectares of pine forest and 65 hectares of residential areas. The impressive images show flames destroying a neighboring roof less than fifty meters from its window.

Quickly after this publication on social networks, many Internet users are concerned about the safety of the young man, who seems worrying near the fire. Contacted the next day by franceinfo, Leonardo Iglesias assures us that he is fine: the flames have finally spared his house thanks to the intervention of firefighters and Canadair. But it came close to it.

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