According to these newspapers, the situation created frustration among the Flemish firefighters, informed Sunday evening that they were no longer due the next day, while they still saw scenes of desolation in the vicinity of Liège. During the weekend, the Flemish firefighters, but also from Hainaut and Luxembourg, were reportedly parked for long hours in a barracks in Verviers, waiting to receive intervention directives from the provincial crisis unit. , write the newspapers.
Finally, Liège would have indicated Monday to wish despite everything the return of firefighters from the rest of the country.
“We thank all the firefighters who make themselves available,” Minister Verlinden’s office clarified on Tuesday. “To organize relief at the local level, it was necessary to make a clear inventory of the needs on the ground. In the meantime, this has taken place, ”he assures us.