Rural Fire Warning: preventive measures and operational deployments

Following the worsening of the predicted meteorological conditions for the coming days, namely the rise in temperature, with levels ​​above normal for this time of year, the reduction of relative humidity and the occurrence of moderate and strong winds, there will be an increase of the risk of fire between Saturday and Monday, to high and very high levels, in several districts.

Considering the operational situation, the ANPC determined the reinforcement and pre-positioning of the Special Firefighting Force in:  Guimarães, Trancoso, Proença-a-Nova, Almeirim, Portale, Montijo and Estremoz;

There will also be a reinforcement and prepositioning of GNR resources with an Extended Attack Company  in Vila Real and Viseu, as well as a terrestrial team with ITA capacity for patrol in all air centres.

 


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