Emergency services in Paris say three people died and 47 were injured after an apparent explosion caused by a gas leak.
The explosion happened at a bakery on the corner of Saint-Cecile and Rue de Trevise in Paris at around 9 a.m. local time on Saturday.
The French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner tweeted “At this hour, 2 firefighters from the Paris fire brigade are dead. 10 people are seriously injured, including a firefighter. 37 people are in a state of relative emergency,” and added “Profound sadness. Standing by the families of victims. The nation shares in their pain.”
Rue de Trévise, aux côtés du Premier ministre, du procureur de Paris, du @prefpolice et de la Maire de la capitale. Plus de 200 @PompiersParis sont engagés dans les opérations de secours. Le bilan s’annonce lourd. Mes premières pensées vont aux blessés et leurs proches. pic.twitter.com/bg8n5bCpi8
Over the last 10 years, Paris has boldly reclaimed its title as the best food city in Europe. The French capital is bustling with a brilliant constellation of new restaurants by talented young chefs from all over the world, plus an inventive and diverse array of casual dining options. There’s also been a renaissance of its long-established gastronomic landscape, including traditional bistros, brasseries, and stylish restaurants serving classic French cooking made famous by Escoffier, including dishes like blanquette de veau (veal in cream sauce) and pistachio soufflés……Continue Reading On EATER.COM