The regional government through the Ministry of the Presidency, said controlled wildfire since Sunday remained active in the countryside of Moratalla, after analyzing the positive developments taking fire.
The effective termination of the Plan of Civil Protection Wildfire Emergency in the Region of Murcia (Infomur Plan), maintain its efforts on measures to ensure control of the perimeter and within the area affected by the flames.
Since early this afternoon, the ground crews working in the forest fire perimeter of Moratalla, continuing the work of ground soda to smother the localized hot spots and prevent the possible outbreak of a focus.
Thus, the area remains a forest brigade of four brigades Cieza and rapid response of the towns of Caravaca de la Cruz, Cieza, Mula and El Valle, who will have the support of five fire fighting vehicles.
In addition, the helicopter-based Palm Zarcilla in Lorca, and his brigade helitransportada, and the Air Surveillance Coordination and Forestry (ACOVI) have made several flights over the fire area to track from the air, check your spot size and thus the possible existence of hot spots.
The drawing of the fire perimeter covers some 1,100 hectares, of which eventually could be affected some 800 hectares of old pine stocking, scrub and bush.
The final estimate of the burned area is more accurately determined over the next few days, when technicians extinguishing the Presidential conduct an in situ measurement by global positioning equipment.
Extinguishing device for the night
The surveillance and extinction will continue tonight in the area affected by fire with the intervention of two brigades Mula and Ricote forest, composed of seven people, and three environmental agents.
Will coordinate the operation of human and material resources from the Advanced Command Post, which will remain in the sanctuary of La Esperanza, belonging to the municipality of Calasparra.