By Alex Glenn •
Published: 19 Jan 2021 • 9:02
Forest Fire Extinguished at Cala De San Pedro in Nijar Credit: Twitter
FOREST FIRE extinguished at Cala De San Pedro in Nijar after blazing for nearly a day.
Emergency Services 112 received a call from the local “hippie community” at shortly before 7.30 am on Monday, to say that a fire was rapidly spreading near the Cala San Pedro in the Cabo de Gata-Nijar natural park.
The forest fire was attended by 21 forest firefighters, a MA-1 helicopter for air support, an operations technician, a fire truck and two Environment agents. The helicopter came from the Cedefo de Seron.
The fire was extinguished just before midnight on Monday.
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