Three French firemen killed when wall collapses

18th July 2005, Comments 0 comments

LYON, France, July 18 (AFP) - Three French firemen were killed overnight when the wall of a burning farm building collapsed on top of them, officials said Monday.

LYON, France, July 18 (AFP) - Three French firemen were killed overnight when the wall of a burning farm building collapsed on top of them, officials said Monday.

The men had been called to put out a fire in a barn containing bales of straw near the town of Metz-le-Comte in the Burgundy region of eastern France.

The stone wall fell on them as they were checking around the outside of the building.

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Subject: French news

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