“The rain came.” The Andalusian Forest Fire Extinction Service has declared the Sierra Bermeja fire under control on Tuesday. “The rain that has been falling for hours has been the best ally of the intense and admirable work of the checkpoints. Level 0 is activated. Now there is a complex phase until its extinction,” explained the president of the Board of Andalusia, Juan Manuel Moreno.
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In addition, this Monday night it was announced that the 1,366 residents of five of the six towns of Malaga evicted this Sunday by the Sierra Bermeja forest fire can return to their homes -all except those of Genalguacil- in a “prudent, staggered and progressive “, said the Minister of Sustainable Development of the Junta de Andalucía, Carmen Crespo.
These are the inhabitants of Jubrique, Faraján, Júzcar, Alpandeire and Pujerra, while Crespo has asked the residents of Genalguacil this Monday for “patience” and specifies that, as it is night when rehousing has been allowed, they recommend that they do so. those who do not have reduced mobility, while a special device will be enabled this Tuesday.
Regarding the fact that its inhabitants still cannot return to Genalguacil, he explained that “it is not a whim, it is a necessity” to avoid putting someone at risk.