The service of extinction of forest fires of Andalusia, Plan Infoca, has given by stabilized at 8:20 p.m., the iForest fire declared this Wednesday in Estepona.
As reported from Info To Europa Press, the fire started around 5:22 p.m. in an area called the Manzano quarry, and Infoca personnel work together with firefighters from the Malaga Provincial Consortium (CPB) to control it.
Specifically, there are deployed by the Infoca three air media -a light heavyweight, a super puma and a kamov-, two Brica -with 18 troops-, 14 forest firefighters, two operations technicians and an environmental agent.
These Works are being hampered by west winds of 20-25 kilometers per hour with gusts of up to 40 kilometers that move the smoke to inhabited areas. In addition, the relative humidity in the area is 20%. To this, the Infoca adds the high density of power lines in the area, which forces aerial means to work with caution, as detailed on its Twitter account.
The low visibility caused by smoke and dust coming from the fire has forced to cut a section of the A-7 motorway in both directions, from kilometer 152 to 153. The road, as detailed by the DGT to Europa Press, remained closed between 5:40 p.m. and 7:15 p.m., so which is circulating normally.
In addition, it has also had to be José Martín Méndez avenue of the municipality closed to trafficas reported by Civil Protection from its Twitter account.
Telephone 112 has received many calls from neighbors warning of smoke. The CPB has reported on its social networks that a person has had to be rescued after being trapped with her vehicle in the environment and a ship has been affected by the flames.