February 28, 2021

Control a fire and extinguish another one in Orense, with 55 affected hectares

Control a fire and extinguish another one in Orense, with 55 affected hectares


The emergency services have today controlled a forest fire in Muíños and have extinguished another one in A Gudiña, both in the province of Orense with 54.76 hectares affected, reports the Consellería del Medio Rural.

At 1655 hours today, a fire was controlled in Muíños, in the parish of Requiás, which affects the O Xurés natural park and burns 18.89 hectares.

The flames began at 22.05 on Thursday and fifteen agents, 34 brigades, eleven motorboats, one shovel, six helicopters and three planes worked on its extinction.

At 20.35 hours, another fire that began this morning at 3.35 in the parish of Penes, after destroying 35.87 hectares, was extinguished.

In the place worked five agents, eighteen brigades, four motobombas, a shovel and five helicopters; the fire started just hours after the extinction of another in the same municipality that burned a similar surface.

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