Civil Protection technicians from Alentejo and the Algarve met in Mértola on 15 February for a training course on the Spit Fire platform, a project aimed at improving the efficiency of fire prevention, preparedness and response actions In cross-border areas, between Portugal and Spain.

According to the Câmara de Mértola, “several entities from the districts of Beja and Faro participated in the course with the purpose of becoming compatible with this new work tool and defining joint strategies”.