Forest fires break out again in Gran Canaria
Written by on August 18, 2019
Less than one week since over a thousand hectares of land were destroyed by forest fires, another wildfire has broken out in Gran Canaria.
Homes have been evacuated, and emergency services are fighting fires which have been made worse by storm force winds.
En estos momentos desde @CruzRojaLP tenemos el Albergue en #SanMateo preparado para recibir a las personas desalojadas de sus domicilios con motivo del #IFValleseco #IFGranCanaria pic.twitter.com/jGmzpb1UX1
— Cruz Roja Las Palmas (@CruzRojaLP) August 17, 2019
Over 1000 acres is understood to have been lost in the latest fire, which was declared on Saturday afternoon.