The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has reinforced the extinguishing device in the fires declared in Ávila and Madrid, collaborating with the Autonomous Communities of Castilla y León and Madrid in the fight against the flames that have spread in the localities of Gavilanes and Cinderella
It also collaborates with the Autonomous Communities of Castilla-La Mancha and Murcia in the extinction of fires that have been declared in Almorox (Toledo) and Cartagena (Murcia).
To put down the fire of Gavilanes, they have moved 1 amphibious airplane of 5,500 liters of discharge from the base of Matacán in Salamanca, 1 helicopter Kamov with helibalde of 4,500 liters from Las Minas (Guadalajara) and 1 communications plane and observation of the base of Matacán in Salamanca, which sends aerial images in real time about the fire situation.
To work from the ground, four brigades of reinforcement against forest fires accompanied by 7 helicopters of transport and unloading of 1,100 liters from the bases of La Iglesuela (Toledo), Puerto el Pico (Avila), Laza (Orense) and Pinofraqueado (Cáceres). ).
The means of extinguishing the fire at Cenicientos (Madrid) have also been reinforced, where 4 Canadair 5,500-liter aircraft are operating from the Torrejón bases in Madrid, the Llanos in Albacete and Zaragoza and one Kamov helicopter from the Mutxamel base in Alicante.
In addition, two helicopters from the base of Lubia in Soria have been sent to the Almorox fire in Toledo, a large-capacity helicopter from the Plasencia de Cáceres base to the El Arenal fire in Ávila and a 4,500-gallon Kamov helicopter from the base of Caravaca to the fire of Cartagena in Murcia.