Some 6,000 people were evacuated from homes and a dozen campgrounds in the region prized by vacationers, while others were locked down in a holiday center for Air France employees.
Water-dumping planes and emergency helicopters zipped back and forth over hills lined with chestnut, pine and oak trees.
Associated Press. 2021. “Thousands Of People Flee A Wildfire Near The French Riviera During Vacation Season” NPR. August 17, 2021.