All in all, he knows how to decompose the air in Calais


All in all, he knows how to decompose the air in Calais

Photo credit: Préfecture du Pas-de-Calais.

Priscilla Vandeville
3:23 p.m. – May 16, 2024

A World War II aerial bomb destruction operation carried out during work on the terrace in the Fort-Nieulay neighborhood in the run-up to May 20th. The rivers invite everyone to an information meeting.

This reunion will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Mandela Hall. She was assured by Natacha Bouchart, mayor of Calais and president of Grand Calais. Terres et Mers in the presence of Agathe Cury, sub-prefect of the Calais district.

The pest control operation concerns an English aviation bomb discovered during terracing work carried out by the Eurovia company in Calais. Civil security officers between two and two zones are in place.

The first zone is an evacuation zone (exclusion zone)

Officers will arrive between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. The diameter of the bomb is 270 meters. 796 people were evacuated. The Gambetta Forum has been opened to those affected. The Navettes are in their seats at 7:30 a.m. and return to the hall.

The second zone is a restricted zone

It was scattered within 400 meters of the bomb between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. 635 people remain indoors waiting to rest, but their windows open.

If the river areas cannot be separated, the windows are no longer operational, but the residents are not released.

The circulation takes place in the surrounding area

The traffic route and the pedestrian remain within the two radiuses. All routes are in circulation in the Fort-Nieulay district,

Installation after a service interruption

The Commandement Opérationnel (PCO) post undertakes to contact the companies and river basins that are in the exclusion area in order to protect the rights before the completion of the operation.

The PCO was activated at 6:30 a.m. in the sub-prefecture and was under the authority of the sub-prefect of the Calais district throughout the period of operation.

This is the post office of the Commandement Associera des Maire de Calais, the Police Municipale, the Départemental d'incendie et secours du Pas-de-Calais, the Center de déminage d'Arras, the SAMU du Pas-de-Calais, the Direction interdépartementale en the national police of Pas-de-Calais and the prefecture of Pas-de-Calais.