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19 août 2019 | 17h47 UTC

Spain: More than 9000 evacuated as wildfire spreads across Gran Canaria August 19 /update 2

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More than 9000 people have been evacuated as of August 19 as officials fight to contain the spread of wildfire on Gran Canaria; further spread and evacuations likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 19/8/2019, 12h00 until 22/8/2019, 11h59 (Europe/Madrid). COUNTRY/REGION Gran Canaria

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A wildfire that has been raging across the island of Gran Canaria since Saturday, August 17, has forced the evacuation of more than 9000 people as of Monday, August 19. The fire has mostly affected the central part of the island, including the area surrounding the Tejeda municipality and much of the Tamadaba natural park. Officials stated on Monday that the fire is "neither contained nor controlled."

Though firefighters are battling the wildfire, it is expected to spread over the coming days. Transportation and business disruptions are to be expected in areas near the blaze.  


Individuals on Gran Canaria are advised to monitor developments, avoid the vicinity of the wildfire, prepare for consequent transportation and business disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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