Saturday 12 June 2021

Guanacaste On Fire! Bomberos Attend 400 Brush Fires A Week

The drought and strong winds increase the risk of fire. So far this year there have been more than 7,000 brush fires throughout the country

The number of brush fires (incidencias charrales in Spanish) is on the increase and has become worrisome for the Bomberos de Costa Rica (Fire Department).

Photo Bomberos de Costa Rica

Unfortunately, Guanacaste reports one of the largest brush fire incidents and burns of garbage, with an estimated on average, some 400 emergencies a week.

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The attention is even more complex due to the high temperatures reported in the province, ranging between 32 and 36 degrees Celsius every day.

Photo Bomberos de Costa Rica

Brush fires occur throughout the country, so far this year have more than 7,000 fires attended to by the Bomberos.

Authorities reiterate the call to avoid burns.

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