The fire in the mountains of Ponta do Sol, in the Lombada area has now been extinguished. At Paul da Serra and at Ribeira da Tabua, firefighters continue to work, fighting with shovels, hoes and earth. At the moment, according to Captain José Dias, president of the Civil Protection of Madeira, there are 35 men supported by ten vehicles of several corporations.

If the weather does not change, the fire will continue to be controlled.

Taken from Diario Noticias