In a statement released this Monday, June 20, the princely palace shared sad news. Prince Albert has lost one of the principality’s firefighters.
Sad news for the Monegasque princely family. In a statement unveiled this Monday, June 20, on its official Instagram account, the princely palace announced the death of a man who meant a lot to Prince Albert II of Monaco and his relatives. “H.S.H. Prince Albert II learned with great sadness the death yesterday in the line of duty of Sergeant Thierry Perard,” read the document shared by the princely family. And to continue: “For the first time in its history, the unit of firefighters of the Principality loses one of its own, in operation in the performance of his duty to save lives.”
Following this sad news, the husband of Princess Charlene naturally had a thought for the relatives of the deceased: “His Serene Highness wishes to assure the wife and daughter of this firefighter of the share, with his family, he takes in their deep sorrow,” said the statement of the princely family. And to conclude: “He also shares the deep emotion of the Fire Brigade of the Principality, and of all the Public Force, affected by this terrible event.
How did he die?
According to information reported by BFMTV, a terrible fire ravaged the apartment of a building, located on Avenue Princesse Grace, in Monaco. This event required the intervention of about 60 firefighters and about 15 vehicles, said the Government of the Principality of Monaco on its Twitter account. Among them, Sergeant Thierry Perard, who died in the fire. The latter, who “accumulated more than 26 years of service”, leaves behind a wife and a 21-year-old daughter.
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