Wednesday, 21 August 2013

New Forest Fire in the North of Mallorca

Another forest fire in Mallorca began at around 10 pm last night in Cala Torta in Arta and with high winds has spread to Cala Mesquida in Capdepera.

The blaze was visible from Cuitadella in Menorca.

Emergency services are trying to get the fire under control with 11 airplanes, and two military helicopters, and more than 60 people working throughout the night.

The cause of the blaze is still unknown and up to 180 people have been evacuated.