Spain: ‘contained’ the fire in the Valencia region

(ANSA) – MADRID, AUGUST 20 – The huge forest fire that developed in recent days in the Spanish region of Valencia has now been “contained”, according to what the Spanish civil protection writes, even if not completely extinguished and in any case we will proceed with the ‘precautionary evacuation of 2,200 people living in the area.

“The fire is evolving favorably. There are no more flames in most of its perimeter” in the Bejis area, writes the service on Twitter, which makes it known that it was necessary to operate “on gorges and ravines and inaccessible areas where there were flames “, which since last Monday has devoured 19,000 hectares of vegetation, adds the National Security Directorate.

Even the president of the Comunidad Valenciana, Ximo Puig, said that “the evolution of the fire is favorable and that the fire has been contained”. (HANDLE).

Source: Ansa

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