Fire destroys a stand at the Châteaubriant football stadium

The fire broke out on Monday evening in a wooden stand at the Châteaubriant stadium but only caused material damage.

It was at the end of the afternoon on Monday that the fire broke out in a wooden stand of the wooden city (Site notre bureau spécialisé) stadium, the Châteaubriant stadium, south of the city.

The fire completely destroyed the stand and spread to 300 m² of grass.

The stadium hosts, among other things, the matches of the local first team of the Voltigeurs who play in National 2.

« It is with great emotion that we witnessed the fire in the stand of our legendary wooden city stadium » could we read this Tuesday morning on the club’s Facebook page which also publishes a photo of the disaster.

18 firefighters responded to the fire. An investigation is underway at the gendarmerie to determine the causes of the accident.