Tuesday, September 27

The Vall d’Ebo fire is still active after burning 3,500 hectares and is already near homes in Adsubia

The forest fire that started on Saturday night in Vall d’Ebo (Alicante) and that has already burned more than 3,500 hectares and forced the eviction of nearly a thousand people, is still active and during the night the fire has approached to homes in the Alicante municipality of Adsubia.

Sources from the Emergencies of the Generalitat Valenciana have reported this Monday that ten houses have been evicted from Castell de Castells (Alicante), near the fire depot, and the Civil Guard has reported that it has evicted around seventy throughout the night. homes in the area.

The incorporation of five aerial means is shortly planned and later another seven means of the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge will do so, according to the sources.

In the fire, which has caused the eviction of nearly a thousand people from the surroundings of Pego and the population centers of Alcalà de la Jovada, Benirrama and Beniali, thirty fire crews from the Diputación have worked during the night of Alicante and thirteen units of forest firefighters of the Generalitat with nine fire trucks.

350 hectares burned in Les Useres

The forest fire declared on Sunday in the area of ​​Les Useres, in the interior of the province of Castellón, and which has burned around 350 hectares, is still active, according to sources from the Generalitat Emergencies.

As of 8:00 a.m., seven aerial means will be mobilized and two more will be incorporated at 9:30 a.m., according to the sources, who have indicated that another aerial means has been requested from the Government, in addition to a coordination aircraft.

The Emergency Coordination Center of the Generalitat Valenciana decided at noon yesterday to request the help of the Military Emergency Unit and establish situation 2 of the fire protection plan.

This alert level is established when the evolution of one or more fires can seriously affect populations and assets of a non-forest nature.