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Tour de France 2024: a fire and toxic fumes in Briançon, the race interrupted ?

A fire broke out. in the town of Briançon which hosts the Tour de France in the afternoon.

The 4th stage of the Tour de France 2024, particularly anticipated with its first passage in the Alps including the Col du Galibier, could be disrupted. e by a fire which broke out in the town of Briançon, crossing point for Tour de France riders around 3:30 p.m.

According to information on site, potentially toxic smoke would be released in the area. The mayor of the city has also called for wearing a mask by triggering the Municipal Safety Plan. A difficult situation à manage for the Tour organizers. For the moment, no decision has been made. taken and the race should proceed normally since the fire zone appears to be “far away” of the race. The runners will pass à approximately two kilometers from the scene of the disaster before heading towards the Lautaret and Galibier passes.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116