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Forest fire brought under control
A forest fire on Sunday lunchtime kept the fire brigade, police and civil defence forces busy. At around 12.30pm, the outbreak of a fire was reported in the Cazadore area of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The emergency forces worked immediately on both sides of the fire source to prevent the flames from spreading.


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13.11.2017 - The planned use of the helicopter of the rescue service GES was no longer deemed necessary. At present, the fire is considered controlled. Around two to three hectares of almond groves and bushes were burned.  According to first indications, the forest fire was started on a finca where plant remains were being burned.

 



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