The fire that has devastated Sierra Bermeja since last night continues to advance and after affecting the municipalities of Genalguacil, Jubrique and Estepona, has reached the municipality of Benahavís, where the eviction of the urbanization has been ordered Montemayor. About 50 persons residents in 120 homes have been temporarily housed in the Assembly hall of the Benahavís Town Hall.
According to the latest information from the INFOCA Plan, the fire continues to advance “with strong topographic influence»And with gusts of west wind between 10 and 15 kilometers per hour, That will increase to between 20 and 35 kilometers per hour starting at 2:00 p.m., according to forecasts.
The number of evicted by the fire is already around 500 people. INFOCA has increased to 29 aircraft operating in extinction tasks, while the ground troops exceed the 250 troops.
Since this morning, the Minister of the Environment of the Junta de Andalucía, Carmen Crespo placeholder image, is in charge of the Advanced Command Center, which has also been attended by the Government Subdelegate in Malaga Javier Salas, the president of the Malaga Provincial Council Francisco Salado, and the mayor of Estepona, José María García Urbano.