The early evacuation in the current fires in Monchique have undoubtedly saved people’s lives
It is important to keep aware of the situation in your area.
Information re road closures can be made to GNR at – 808 201 855
General Information for overseas registered phones – 351 214 247 247
General information for local (Portugal phone subscribers – 800 246 246
IN Emergency 112
Updates and safety advice in English
Protection in English in case affected or likely to be affected by fires by fire
SHOULD PAY PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO THE SITUATION AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OF THE GNR AND OTHER AUTHORITIES IF DIRECTED TO EVACUATE. YOUR POSSESSIONS MAYBE REPLACEABLE, YOUR LIFE IS NOT.
DO NOT RETURN TO YOUR HOME UNLESS IT IS DECLARED SAFE TO DO SO.