Aljezur wildfire destroys 2,295 hectares of land

in News · 22-06-2020 09:49:00 · 0 Comments

The large wildfire that broke out on Friday in Vilarinha, in Aljezur, but which spread to neighbouring municipalities in Vila do Bispo and Lagos destroyed 2,295 hectares of land, according to the European Union's emergency management service Copernicus.

The fire had subsided on Saturday morning, but close to 500 fire-fighters remained on the ground yesterday to prevent a re-ignition.


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