Five thousand people have been evacuated after a forest fire in Gran Canaria

Due to the persistent natural fires on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria has been the number of people that have their in-house or vakantieonderkomen had to flee from the authorities, this has increased to five thousand. There have been no injuries or casualties.

It can take days before the fire is brought under control, may be used.

More than a hundred firefighters, fourteen fire-fighting planes have been involved in the fire fight, but the job is made more difficult by the hot, dry weather and strong winds. In addition, be expected to meteorologists the temperatures for the next few days continue to add up.

Last week, raged for forest fires in the mountains of Gran Canaria, which is part of the Canary Islands. At this time approximately a thousand people have been evacuated. The area is very popular with tourists.


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