(ANSA) – MASSAROSA (LUCCA), 19 JUL – The number of people displaced from their homes due to the fire in progress since last night in the woods on the hills of Massarosa (Lucca), where at least three buildings have been attacked, has risen to about 50 from the flames. The fire, according to what has been learned, is still very active due to the strong wind that changing direction has repeatedly moved the front of the flames.
The mayor of Massarosa Simona Barsotti is present on site from the night together with the council to constantly monitor the situation. The firefighters explain that “some families who had been evacuated are returning to homes where the vegetation was destroyed by the fire and are therefore safe, while others are being implemented due to the advancement of the fire front fueled by the fire. strong mistral wind. The motorway link connecting the A11 motorway with that of the E80 between Lucca and Viareggio is closed to traffic. The work carried out by the 4 Canadair and 4 helicopters is important and delicate, 60 are the fire brigade units in work, request for other units that will arrive from outside the region “. (HANDLE).