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Forest fire moves towards the summit of the island

The forest fire that in the Chajana ravine, in the Tenerife municipality of Arico, is moving towards the west and the summit of the island, reported the Island Council.

The Cabildo de Tenerife has asked the population not to travel through the forest areas between Arico and Vilaflor and to suspend all activities in nature programmed between these municipalities.

Two helicopters of the Government of the Canary Islands are working on extinguishing the forest fire that has at least one kilometer of perimeter, and the El Hierro helicopter has been mobilized.

Land resources, two deterrent vehicles, 12 specialist technicians and several forestry brigades have also been displaced to the area.

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