A three-year-old boy died Friday night in the fire of his parents' house near Lisieux (Calvados). His 61-year-old grandfather was transported by helicopter to the service of burn victims at the Saint-Louis hospital in Paris.
The fire broke out around 9 pm and ravaged the floor of this Rocques house.
Thirty-five firefighters responded to the scene and quickly controlled the fire. The grandmother, the 21-year-old aunt and the 6-year-old brother of the victim were transported to the Lisieux hospital. An investigation is under way to determine the circumstances of the tragedy.