During the past night, a total of 66 forest firefighters have continued working to liquidate the last remains of the Sierra Bermeja fire, which has calcined almost 10,000 hectares of forest in several municipalities. These personnel have been supported by 3 operations technicians, 2 environmental agents, 1 meteorological and transmission unit, 1 medical unit and 4 fire trucks.
The operation also confirms that yesterday the endowments provided by the Generalitat of Catalunya and the Madrid’s community, and that the situation is returning to normal.
On the other hand, the Forest Fire Investigation Brigade and the Nature Protection Service (SEPRONA) of the Civil Guard are continuing their investigations and reconstruction of the facts, to determine the causes of the loss and locate the possible culprits, in the event that the intentionality.
Today marks a week since the worst fire in the history of the Costa del Sol and Valle del Genal was declared, which began last Wednesday simultaneously in two points near Genalguacil.