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I activate a fire in A Cañiza (Pontevedra), which will have to interrupt the A-52 on its way through the municipality

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They explain situation 2 due to the proximity of the fire in A Cañiza and in Arbo; while that of Oímbra (Ourense) was wiped out


In the early hours of this Sunday, a new fire broke out in the parish at the Town Hall of A Cañiza in Pontevedra, more precisely in the parish of Oroso. There, situation 2 was declared as a preventive measure due to the proximity of the fire to an industrial area and the A-52 road that runs through the municipality was closed.

So the latest newsletter Rural Environment collects it with estimated data up to 8am, suggesting the fire broke out around 1am and has burned down 15 hectares for the time being. One technician, two agents, five brigades, three motor pumps and two shovels were mobilized to extinguish it.

The Arbo fire is also still active in Pontevedra, in the municipality of Mourentán, which has already burned 300 hectares according to the latest preliminary estimate from Rural Environment.

The fire forced this Saturday to activate Alert Situation 2 as the fire was close to a core of houses in As Searas municipality.

The fire broke out at 3:17 a.m. this Saturday in the municipality of Mourentán. Nine helicopters, eight airplanes, 30 motor pumps, five power shovels, 30 brigades, 13 agents and five technicians are working on the construction site. The cooperation of the Military Emergency Unit (UME) was also requested.

Last night, on Saturday around 11:15 p.m., another was also declared in Ponteareas (Pontevedra), in the parish of Padróns. As reported by Rural Environment on social networks, it has been stabilized this morning with 20 hectares burned. Four agents, eight brigades, seven motor pumps and one shovel were deployed.


The fire that affected the municipality of the same name, Oímbra, in Ourense, was extinguished at 8:38 p.m. this Saturday afternoon. The cleared area is 26.93 hectares, of which 0.5 hectares were forest and the rest was scrubland.

The fire broke out at 11:00 p.m. last Friday. Eight motor pumps, 14 brigades, six agents and one shovel are working on the fire-fighting tasks.

The other fire declared in Ourense in the last few hours affects Castrelo de Miño, municipality of Barral, which has been controlled since Saturday morning, burning about 200 hectares. Two technicians, 37 agents, 75 brigades, 51 motor pumps, four power shovels, eight airplanes and eleven helicopters are working in the area. A technical support unit has also been assigned to the site.


Source europapress.es

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