ARCHENA / Sofocan a fire on the banks of the Segura River

of the Consortium of Fire Extinction of the Region had to extinguish yesterday a fire that was registered, past the 15,30 hours, in the left bank of the Segura river, next to the bridge of the Mazos, in Archena. According to sources consulted by ‘La Verdad’, nine members of the Molina de Segura park and two helicopters with eight officers took part in the extinction work, who moved to the area. The rapid work of the firefighting equipment and the means used prevented the flames from spreading through the forest and the event went further. The flames devoured 700 meters of Ribera del Segura, «intermittently». At the moment the causes that caused this event are unknown, and an investigation remains open.