Fire on 3 fronts affects traffic on the A2 next to Santana da Serra

The fire is consuming weeds, pine forest and eucalyptus

Photos: Elisabete Rodrigues | Sul Informação

A fire on three fronts, which started around 12:00 pm this Wednesday, July 26, next to Monte dos Medronhais (Almodôvar), is being fought by 7 air means and conditioning traffic on the A2, in both directions. Car traffic has already been cut off.

the reporter from Sul Informação at the scene, he found that the fire had started in a car on the highway that caught fire and spread the flames to the bush, on both sides of the highway.

The car was completely charred, heading towards Algarve-Lisbon.

The flames burn on three fronts and there are «several projections», according to the CDOS of Beja. The fire is consuming weeds, pine and eucalyptus.

There are 133 operators, 42 vehicles and 7 air vehicles at the site.


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