Train traffic on line Paris-Marseille suspended due to forest fires

12:05   16 July 2017    667

The train traffic between Paris and French southern city of Marseille was suspended after the massive wild fire broke out in south of France and swept over 1200 acres of forest, local media reported Sunday.

Over 800 firemen are engaged in the fire extinguishing operation as the wild fire continues to spread because of the strong wind, according to the France Bleu radio station.

The trains from the other French cities also arrive to Marseille with delays, the radio station reported.

The local residents in southern France were instructed not to leave their houses, no one was injured in the fire.

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