Fire at the Market of Croix-des-Bouquets

Several families brought to the point of desperation due to a fire at the Market of Croix-des-Bouquets. In the night of November 15, 2011, a fire started in the marketplace and quickly spread, causing several damages to the products of the businesses located inside of the Marche. According to early report, close to two hundred people were affected.


The Deputy of Croix des Bouquets was closely involved in the operation to fight the fire. He helped mobilized aids from a variety of institutions to come and help the population of Croix-des-Bouquets.

Located in the Ouest Department of Haiti, the city of Croix-des-Bouquets has developed a reputation as many people grow organic foods. It is also famous for its art, specially metal art.

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