The initial attack helicopter was activated for a fire that is active in São Martinho, Funchal. The fire that threatened homes is being fought on the ground by firefighters from the two Funchal corporations, on the site with five vehicles and fifteen firefighters
The voluntary Funchal firefighters, with three heavy vehicles and one light vehicle, supported by 12 members, were the first to appear shortly after the warning at 1:10 pm, meanwhile reinforced by a light vehicle of the Madeiran Volunteer Firefighters, with 3 members.
To the terrestrial means was added the helicopter, that has been flying over the zone and valley that extends until the zone of Formosa. From DN