February 27, 2021

Extinguished a fire in Mondariz (Pontevedra) after razing 159 hectares

Extinguished a fire in Mondariz (Pontevedra) after razing 159 hectares



The forest fire that forced evictions in Mondariz (Pontevedra) has been extinguished at 19.53 today, after more than two days of activity in which burned 159 hectares, reports the Ministry of Rural Environment.

A fire, apparently intentional, for which some neighbors had to be evicted, a few days after a year of voracious fires that claimed four lives in Galicia.

A total of 159 hectares were affected by the flames in the parish of Sabaxáns and, in total, fifteen agents, two technicians, 46 brigades, twenty-seven motorboats, four shovels, a tractor, ten helicopters and two aircraft participated in the extinction work.

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