The fire outbreak in the Teide National Park under control

The Canary Islands Government's Forest Fire Intervention and Reinforcement Teams (EIRIF) were mobilised overnight in the Teide National Park.

The Island Council of Tenerife reported on Tuesday that the outbreak of fire that started on Monday afternoon in the Teide National Park, specifically in an area of broom in Boca Tauce, has been brought under control, although the number of hectares affected has yet to be determined.

Brifor personnel with three fire deterrent vehicles and four fire engines, two helicopters from the Emergency and Rescue Group (GES), Guardia Civil officers from the park itself and the Canary Islands Police, and members of the Civil Protection Service have been involved in the area.

In addition, during the night the Forest Fire Intervention and Reinforcement Teams of the Government of the Canary Islands (EIRIF) based in La Gomera were on the scene.

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