Bombeiros battle blaze in Portalegre

By TPN/Lusa, in News, Central · 28-06-2021 17:47:00 · 0 Comments

More than 100 firefighters and three air support units are currently fighting a fire in Ponte de Sor, in an area of forest next to the municipal aerodrome in Portalegre.

According to the District Relief Operations Command (CDOS) of Portalegre, the alert was sent to the fire brigade at 16:21.

Currently there are 102 firefighters, aided by 28 vehicles, two medium-sized planes and a light helicopter involved in the operation.

The same source indicated that the fire, which is affecting an area of pasture and cork oak forests, has an active front.

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