On Thursday evening, August 19, a garbage truck caught fire and exploded in Montpellier’s city centre. The incident reportedly occurred on Rue Paul Brousse, around 6:30 p.m.
Residents of the area reported hearing multiple explosions. The cause of the fire is unknown.
Video of the fire incident Montpellier, France
BREAKING: Massive explosion rocks city of Montpellier in France. Blast heard after fire in the vehicle. pic.twitter.com/chfnsc8f8j
— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) August 19, 2021