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Smoke from fires on La Palma

2 August 2009 11:00 UTC

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Smoke from fires on La Palma (Canary Islands) reaches La Gomera.

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07 June 2022

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02 August 2009

Fanned by a strong wind, the fire devastated between 1,500 and 2,000 hectares (3,700 to 4,940 acres) of pine forest. The fire spread three fronts forcing some 4,000 people to evacuate their homes.