No new reactivations in the Tenerife fire after the improvement of meteorological conditions


The weather conditions during the night of this Sunday and early morning of this Monday have been favorable for the fire extinguishing teams. Forest fire that affects the island of Tenerife since last August 15, two months ago. As indicated by the Department of Territorial Policy of the Government of the Canary Islands, which has managed this emergency since it rose to level 2 last Monday, the temperature has been around 17º degrees during the night and there has been no wind in the area.

These circumstances have allowed the work to proceed “normally” and no reactivations of the fire have been recorded.

The Ministry adds that about 90 personnel have worked in the extinction operation, including BRIFOR personnel from the Tenerife Council, EIRIF from the Government of the Canary Islands, the Military Emergency Unit and Firefighters from the Tenerife Consortium.

Around 10:00 a.m. this Monday, a new INFOCA technical coordination meeting is scheduled to take place to analyze the evolution of the fire during the night and the measures to be taken during the day.



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