The fire that started in the Madrid municipality of Valdepiélagos and that has spread to El Casar (Guadalajara), has already devastated 800 hectares, the majority being agricultural land, and has forced the eviction of two urbanizations in two separate territories.This has been reported Emergencies 112 of the Community of Madrid, which has also explained that a prefabricated house and another isolated house have burned next to the M120.
The fire that affects Cualedro and Monterrei exceeds 1,500 hectares burned
EFEThe Ministry of Rural Affairs has confirmed the “favorable evolution” of this fire, allegedly intended since it started on two different and simultaneous flanks
The fire has been declared around 11:30 am on Saturday in the Madrid municipality and has been progressing “strongly” until it reaches the border area with Guadalajara.
For its part, the Forest Fire Information System of the Government of Castilla-La Mancha has detailed that this fire has been detected in El Casar at 13:26.
Column of smoke from the cereal and grass fire originated in the Madrid town of Valdepiélagos. (EFE)
To end the fire they work 12 aerial means, 14 terrestrial means and 89 troops from both regions.
At the moment, the fire has not been controlled and two urbanizations have been evicted: Lake of Jaral de El Casar (Guadalajara) and El Frontal (Madrid), of about 80 neighbors. No person is injured or intoxicated.