SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Oct. 11 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Cabildo of Tenerife has prohibited hunting activity with a shotgun throughout the island territory while the heat wave lasts, a decision that has been adopted taking into account the meteorological circumstances and the declaration of maximum alert due to the risk of forest fires decreed by the Government of the Canary Islands through the General Directorate of Emergencies.
For its part, hunting without weapons is allowed, although extreme caution is requested in the face of the weather conditions that affect the Island.
The grade 2 measures adopted by the Cabildo contemplate the prohibition of making fires outdoors, whether barbecues, bonfires, gas stoves, the use of any type of machinery or tool that can project sparks (brush cutters, welding equipment) is suspended. or cutting radials) and the use of any pyrotechnic material in risk areas is prohibited.
Likewise, the circulation of motor vehicles on the network of forest trails for recreational purposes and the stay in recreational areas, camping areas and camps are prohibited. Sporting events and pilgrimages on forest and cross-country tracks and trails are also not permitted.
The Cabildo recommends not accessing or remaining in the forest areas of the island for the duration of the alert and taking extreme precautions throughout the island territory with any activity that could generate fires (tobacco, use of generating sets, electrical and pyrotechnic material , etc.). The restrictions corresponding to grade 2 of forest fire prevention will remain active until the alert situation ends.