Daily wild fires in Quito Ecuador

Posted on August 24, 2012 • Filed under: Ecuador, Enviromental Issues, TRAVEL

Ultimanoticias.com reported yesterday – At 15:45 they were alerted on Avenue Simon Bolivar, the circle of the cyclist, Metropolitan Park sector, flames consumed the vegetation of the area. 12 firefighters rushed to the site. At 16:30 the fire was brought under control in the sector.

The other emergencies were reported in Yaruquí, Tababela and Pasochoa. Cesar Enriquez, fire spokesman said that these fires are level 1, ie low intensity. At each site, the work continues in suffocation. Read Article

In this summer, July and August, wildfires are daily, have so far consumed 600 hectares.

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