On the night of Friday, November 8 to Saturday, November 9, 2019, the firefighters intervened in a building in Octeville, rue Waldeck-Rousseau, to extinguish a fire. Thirty people, including four children, were evacuated to a gymnasium until the end of the procedure at 4:30 am. An 11-month-old child, intoxicated by fumes, was taken to Pasteur Hospital.
A fire broke out in a six-storey building on Rue Waldeck-Rousseau in Cherbourg-Octeville (Manche), in
Cherbourg-en-Cotentin. "We stayed caulked" during the fire, says a motherOuest-France.fr