Sunday, July 26, 2009

Fires reduced in the east of Spain, and Italy the fire

Spanish Ministry of Internal Affairs filed Friday in the maximum level of alerts due to forest fires in the east of the country this week killed six firemen.

Flame spread is supported by the wind and high temperatures that reach 39 degrees Celsius. In the central part of Spain the day temperature is higher than 35 degrees, which makes fire extinguishing. Active fire is still eight countries in the east.

As the regional state government of Aragon, the region that is most affected and where the fire burned about 11,700 hectares of forests in the province of Teruel, stable, five of the six fire. In the province of Kuenka in Castile la Mance, one of the two large fire is turned off on Friday evening, stated the spokesman Unnamed regional authorities.

He added that the second fire, which included almost 1000 hectares of forest, more active, but that the Fire Department trying to restrain him. In the province of Almeria in Andalusia, Firefighters are still struggling with the fire in the Sierra de Kabrera, but we expect positive results to the end of the day. In this part of Spain was destroyed about 2600 hectares of forest, and evacuated about 3,000 people. In the province of San Juan de Orta in Catalonia in the fires killed four firemen, and destroyed about 1200 hectares of forest.

Regional authorities engage the thousands of people and more than 30 aircraft to fight fires. Damage which occurred during the fire will be assessed only when the last obuzdan. The fires affected 10,000 hectares of forest and agricultural goods in the region of Catalonia and the city of Almeria, Andalusia capital.

Fires blazing in Italy. Civil service is stated that the Fire Gase eight-day fire in Sardinia, Sicily, in Calabria and Latium. Four fires were localized, and four are still active, said a spokesman for the civil service, adding that the police launched an investigation into the causes of the fire. On Thursday, the fire extinguishing that broke out in Sardinia attended the 1500 firemen, ten kanadera aircraft and 11 helicopters. According to local authorities, on the island is destroyed 15,000 hectares of land.

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