The three fires that affected the mountains of Córdoba in recent days were contained after a tough fight by volunteer firefighters from the different regions, provincial sources reported.
The outbreaks occurred over mountainous terrain in Santa María de Punilla, and Los ReartesMeanwhile in Caroya Colony They affected plain sectors with very dry vegetation.
He larger fire It was in San José, in the jurisdiction of the Santa María de Punilla fire station, where 90 troops including volunteers and ETAC agents worked, on a Monday with high temperatures, low humidity and gusty winds.
Firefighters from Cosquín, Bialet Massé, La Calera, Malagueño, Tanti, La Falda, Valle Hermoso, Icho Cruz and Santa María traveled to the scene.
Added to these was the task of a Fireboss land cargo plane that operated from the La Cumbre flying club and refueled at Lake San Roque. A helicopter with a bambi bucket (folding bucket that collects water from different water tanks) also participated.
The Secretariat of Climate Risk Management, Catastrophes and Civil Protection also reported that the fires are contained who advanced in Los Reartes, jurisdiction of the Villa General Belgrano barracks and in Colonia Caroya, Jesús María volunteer firefighters area.
This Tuesday presents better conditions than the previous ones, since the maximum temperature expected would not exceed 28 degrees, a considerable drop compared to the 38 degrees that were recorded this Monday, in addition to the fact that it is expected possible isolated rains and a decrease in wind intensity.