Loire-Atlantique: teenagers electrified in a marshalling yard

A fire engine, illustration

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A major rescue system was deployed on Tuesday afternoon in the Montoir-de-Bretagne sector. Seven machines went to the scene, as well as about twenty firefighters.

According to the first information communicated by the Departmental Fire and Rescue Service of Loire-Atlantique, a group of five teenagers aged 15 to 17 entered on foot this afternoon, on an SNCF marshalling station in the vicinity. from 3 p.m.

Two of them were seriously injured after being hit by an electric arc, which was triggered when they tried to get on a wagon. They were evacuated to the Nantes University Hospital.

Their three other comrades, meanwhile, were taken by the emergency services to the Saint-Nazaire hospital center.