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(Translated from Spanish): There are no more flames or smoke. The extinguishing teams managed to control the flames in the north of La Palma yesterday after the intense and hard work carried out on Saturday night, with temperatures exceeding 35 degrees and strong gusts of wind. The Garafía fire, declared last Friday, affects around 1,200 hectares of forest and scrubland, causes damage to at least a dozen scattered homes and forces 300 residents to evacuate, who could not return to their homes yesterday as a precaution.

Read more (article in Spanish): https://www.eldia.es/la-palma/2020/08/24/estabilizado-fuego-garafia-arrasar-viviendas/1103711.html

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