Mamurras / Fireplaces endanger the inhabited area, the wind favors the spread of flames
As in many neighboring countries, in Albania the African heat with droughts and high temperatures has created local fires. A powerful hearth has been activated in Mamurras, where according to reports the flames are advancing towards the apartments of the "Democracy" neighborhood of the city.
Another outbreak is reported to have been activated in the village of Shpërdhet, where firefighters are trying to fight the blaze, but strong winds are making the mission even more difficult. 5 apartments are currently endangered by the fire.
Meanwhile 10 hectares of forests have been burned. In response to the fires in Mamurras has reacted and the Minister of Defense, Niko Peleshi with a message on social networks writes that the situation is critical and announces that currently throughout the country 5 fires are active.
"Currently, the civil defense structures are facing the flames in 5 fires, where those of Karaburun and Kurbin remain the most critical. Meanwhile, dozens of outbreaks have been reported today at the Civil Emergency Center. Coordination and immediate intervention of civil emergency structures at local and central level has made it possible to neutralize them without compromising natural resources or inhabited areas. Cooperation with the community for the prevention or early warning of fire situations is vital to limit the consequences of high temperatures these days " - writes Peleshi.