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Firefighters in action last night with outbreak of fire near Aripe, Guía de Isora

21 July 2016 Tenerife News


Firefighters were in action against last night with an outbreak of fire in Las Arquillas, an area of the western hills near Aripe, above Guía de Isora. Emergency services were called around 10pm, and Brifor, together with Policía Local and Guardia Civil. They were unable to locate the reported fire, but after being called again at 11pm, returned to the area – on foot because of difficult access – and did indeed find and subsequently deal with the fire, which was extinguished shortly after 3am. Some 500m of low mountain was burnt, and an investigation into a supposed case of arson is already underway. The Ayuntamiento thanked the collaboration of locals and the work of the professionals involved.

 

Source Janet Anscombe


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