The explosions occurred at 6:40 a.m. (4:40 GMT) in the building of the CD Trans company, according to France Info.
#BREAKING Explosion reported in an industrial area near Bordeaux in France, says local media (Pics: @motardmedias) pic.twitter.com/h87CIi1iEN
— CCTVNEWS (@cctvnews) April 3, 2016 "First, a truck caught fire, and then exploded, causing a chain reaction," mayor of the Bassens commune Jean-Paul Turon, said as quoted by the radio station.
The causes of the explosion are being investigated.
#France #Update 3 explosions rock industrial park near #Bordeaux Fire reportedly behind tank blast Via @motardmedias pic.twitter.com/AR1iLjq71O
— José Miguel Sardo (@jmsardo) April 3, 2016