Monchique wildfire damages amount to over €3 million

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 05-09-2018 07:43:00 · 0 Comments
Monchique wildfire damages amount to over €3 million

Damage covered by insurance following the wildfires that broke out in Monchique, in Portugal's southern Algarve region last month amounted to over €3 million, Portugal’s Association of Insurers said on Tuesday.

The association had revealed on August 22 that the damage caused had amounted to €2 million and has now updated this figure.

The wildfires in the Monchique mountain range broke out on 3 August and were finally extinguished on 10 August.

They injured 41 people and burnt around 27,635 hectares of land.


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