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Six Algarve councils on maximum fire alert

in News · 09-10-2017 07:32:00 · 0 Comments

Six Algarve councils are among 70 nationwide which have been placed on maximum fire alert this morning.

Six Algarve councils on maximum fire alert

 

Alcoutim, Tavira, São Brás de Alportel, Castro Marim, Monchique and Aljezur are all on the highest fire advisory in the Algarve, as the dry and hot weather persists.

 

A total of nine fires are currently active in the northern half of the country, with blaze in Pampilhosa da Serra causing the most concern.

 

A total of 663 firefighters, accompanied by 200 vehicles were this morning battling the blaze which started on Sunday.

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Edition 1453
09 December 2017
Edition: 1453

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