"The fire in Ourém is already under control. In fact, it was a fire that worried us all night, but we managed to get it under control at 07:10", commander Pedro Araújo, from the ANEPC told Lusa.

At 07:30, according to data available on the ANEPC website, 429 personnel were involved in fighting the fire in Ourém, in the district of Santarém, supported by 130 vehicles.

This fire started at 15:25 on Sunday, in Casal do Ribeiro, municipality of Ourém, forcing the evacuation of people from a river beach.