February 28, 2021

The fire originated in La Granja has burned a part of Madrid


The fire that affects the Royal Site of San Ildefonso-La Granja (Segovia) has also burned "some hectare" located in the Community of Madrid, as reported by Efe sources of Emergencies Community of Madrid 112.

The firefighters of the Community of Madrid have advanced this morning in the fight against the two fires originated this Sunday at the Royal Site of San Ildefonso-La Granja (Segovia) and at the Miraflores de la Sierra, which is stabilized.

Thus, the evolution is "favorable" in the two fires, although "it works with the same intensity", "without lowering the guard", as reported by the Community of Madrid in its Twitter account.

Emergency Sources 112 have informed Efe that five helicopters and a central government seaplane are working on the Segovian focus, which is still active.

In the area there are also 14 land crews of firefighters, forest agents and forest brigades. There are more than a hundred troops working in collaboration with the media of Castilla y León and the Military Emergency Unit.

On the other hand, in Miraflores de la Sierra, in the area of ​​La Morcuera, they continue to work by air and land, although the perimeter is stabilized.

The M-611 road continues this Monday cut between Miraflores de la Sierra and Puerto de la Morcuera by this fire, very close to the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park.

The Madrid Security and Emergency Agency urges citizens to avoid "as far as possible" walking or exercising in the National Park, in order to "facilitate" the work of the means of extinction

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