The explosion and the ensuing fire occurred in one of the bakeries of Lyon, the fire spread to the floors above the room. As a result, two people died, four more were injured. This was reported by Le Parisien.
According to the newspaper, the woman and the child were killed. The victims received minor burns and were poisoned by carbon monoxide. In this case, eyewitnesses said that one of the victims jumped out of the window of the second floor of the building.
75 firefighters and 27 pieces of equipment were involved in extinguishing the fire.
The prosecutor of Lyon, Nicolas Jacquet, stated that an investigation had been launched into the incident. According to him, the cause of the explosion is not yet known.