Posted on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 7:41 p.m.
The smoke was visible from afar and the flames were impressive! And for good reason: a fire started in a furniture store in the center of Gilly.
A significant release of smoke was seen in Gilly, this Wednesday, June 1, around 18:30. The firemen from the Jumet barracks were in fact required at the Chaussée de Fleurus in Gilly.
They were informed of an outbreak of fire in the furniture store “Au Bûcheron”. When they arrived on the scene, the start of the fire had grown: to such an extent that the fire had attacked the depot located at the back of the store as well as an apartment located at the back of the store. building!
The local police intervened and established a perimeter and the neighborhood blocked off until the firefighters came to the end of the blaze. The firemen had to attack the fire from several sides in order to overcome it. As can be seen in the photos, the damage is considerable.
The causes of the fire are, for the moment, unknown.