Fires during heat wave in the Canary Islands

Fires during heat wave in the Canary Islands

13 August 2012 02:00 UTC

Fires during heat wave in the Canary Islands
Fires during heat wave in the Canary Islands

A faint plume of smoke can be seen south west of Gomera (third island from the West) — the result of a large fire.

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22 October 2020

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13 August 2012

The fire destroyed around 10% of the forested area and forced the evacuation of 5,000 people.

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