Spain: 2000 evacuated due to fires in tourist areas near Valencia

Posted on July 1, 2012 • Filed under: Europe, Spain, Tourist Warning

At least 2 000 people were evacuated from the popular tourist region of Valencia in Spain, while the worst fires seen in over a decade out of control, creating a huge ash cloud reached until the third largest city in the country. The work focused on fighting to protect populations and sources close to Valencia, located on the Spanish east coast, according to local authorities. Most residents in the Valencia region was not at risk, emergency services said. The city’s airport was still operating and no tourists were reported affected by fire outbreaks. Read Article

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