Authorities in the Spanish Canary Islands evacuated some 4,000 people today as a forest fire broke out on Gran Canaria on Sunday.

The fire, which broke out near the town of “Tejeda” on two fronts in the mountainous area of ​​the island and the fire came about 1799 hectares and caused the closure of 11 roads, while participating in 10 fire planes and helicopters in addition to about 700 firefighters. Assistance islands from the central government in Madrid.

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