The 38 people who remain evacuated for him Forest fire that continues without control in Tenerife they could return to their homes this Wednesdaydepending on how the day goes, which last night was calm, with fewer hot spots detected and with practically no interventions.
The forecast for today is good, despite the fact that high temperatures and low humidity will continue until the afternoon, said the Minister of Public Administrations, Justice and Security of the Government of the Canary Islands, Julio Perez, after the technical coordination meeting of the extinguishing means deployed to combat the stabilized forest fire that was declared on Thursday, July 21, in The Realejos and that also affects the municipalities of San Juan de la Rambla, La Guancha and Icod de los Vinos.
Also during this day, “a day to consolidate hope”, It will be decided if the fire is lowered to level 1, and it will be directed by the Cabildo de Tenerifemeans of fighting fires will be reduced and road restrictions will be removed.
Specifically, the road that goes from La Orotava to Portillo may be opened, as well as other roads that are still closed, all depending on how the day goes, the counselor has detailed.
The deputy director of Civil Protection and Emergency Attention of the Government of the Canary Islands, Maite Morenohas explained that the spotlight is on the slope of Tigaigawhile it has been advanced that this noon will be when the rehousing of the evacuated people can be considered, depending on how the morning goes.
In reference to the weather forecast scheduled for today, it is expected that the warm mass will stop penetrating the Canary Islands, where the trade wind regime will return this afternoon, he specified.
Peter Martinezdirector of extinction, has clarified that the highest part of Tigaiga, which is constantly monitoredhardly has any active foci and the one that worries the most is another one that is above the evacuated area, where work will continue with aerial means.
The president of the Cabildo de Tenerife, Peter Martinhas detailed that it is expected at noon to decide if the evacuated families will be able to return to their homes, located in the closest area “that within the tranquility, worries more”.
He has indicated that there are still a few days left to consider the fire controlled and has confirmed that tonight it will be decided if the fire goes to level 1.
On the reason for the fire, the counselor has indicated that it is “quite likely that it is not accidental”, although it is a “strictly police mission” in which the Civil Guard and the National Police work.
He has advocated emphasizing not only punishment but also promoting the habit of keeping the surroundings of the houses clean and not having abandoned farms, since it is “fuel and grass for the flames.”