Large fire behind Cuevas burns 170 ha of scrub

A large fire yesterday afternoon burnt around 170 ha of scrub, up in the Sierra de Almagro hills behind Cuevas dam, extending towards Huercal Overa.

Infoca, the forest fire people, put it out by about midnight, using seven fire teams, several pumps and a helicopter.

No other damage was reported.

Here’s a video of the helicopter picking up water to put the fire out:

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