After a difficult and exhaustive day of work carried out by professionals against the Sierra Bermeja fire that has paralyzed the AP-7 and has destroyed a large part of the natural area, the death of a forest firefighter who participated in the operation.

The professional, from 44 years and from Almería checkpoint, wore 6 years facing this type of fires, but the severity of this fire has reached beyond the lands of Benahavís, Jubrique and Estepona, claiming the life of one of the men who tried to extinguish it.

As noted Carmen Crespo placeholder image, the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Sustainable Development, “a investigation for clarify the causes of the terrible death of this worker who was trying to put out the fire.

The fire, which has already swept away 2,167 hectares, has forced the mobilization and immediate action of personnel from the Infoca Plan, the Provincial Firefighters Consortium, the Civil Guard, the Andalusian Emergency Group, the National Police, local police and Civil Protection of Estepona. Given the ongoing difficulties for the operatives, they have resorted to the use of until 30 air means.

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