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France: Emergency services arrive to quell fire at Calais refugee camp00:55

France: Emergency services arrive to quell fire at Calais refugee camp

France, Calais
October 27, 2016 at 01:08 GMT -00:00 · Published

Emergency services converged on the Calais refugee camp in the early hours of Thursday to contain a second mass fire, as the eviction of refugees from the site continued.

The fire came quickly on the heels of a mass blaze the previous day when a hut caught fire while bulldozers ripped through the site.

The refugee camp, nicknamed the 'Jungle', housed a reported 10,000 refugees and migrants. The erstwhile inhabitants are in the process of being relocated to some 300 different sites around the country.

France: Emergency services arrive to quell fire at Calais refugee camp00:55
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Emergency services converged on the Calais refugee camp in the early hours of Thursday to contain a second mass fire, as the eviction of refugees from the site continued.

The fire came quickly on the heels of a mass blaze the previous day when a hut caught fire while bulldozers ripped through the site.

The refugee camp, nicknamed the 'Jungle', housed a reported 10,000 refugees and migrants. The erstwhile inhabitants are in the process of being relocated to some 300 different sites around the country.

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