SPAD are looking for people to take in animals as they need to evacuate the area. The animal home has put a message and numbers on their FACEBOOK PAGE
More than 10 houses are burning in the area of Pena in Funchal, This is so sad.
Extra help is on its way as the situation in Funchal becomes uncontrollable
“The Madeira Regional Government requested support for the situation that is taking place in Funchal and today a plane the Air Force will transport the second national commander accompanied by a team formed by the GIPS [Group Protection Intervention and Relief] GNR by professional firefighters and volunteer firefighters and members of the INEM [National Institute of Emergency Medicine], “said the Prime Minister, António Costa, told reporters after a meeting at the National Civil Protection Authority in Carnaxide.