News is coming in of fires breaking out over the island, Campanario is one area, and Monte seems to have a fire which is close to residential areas. In Sao Martinho over night 11 firefighters were called to a fire, which took 6 hours to control.
The Civil Protection called a meeting this morning to warn of fire risk in the region. Madeira is on Orange alert till next Tuesday with high temperatures.
The weather is very dry and hot, with strong winds, and warn the population about lighting fires for the use of burning or cooking foods. If a fire breaks out to call 112 immediately.