Several fire starts were reported on Tuesday in the department, already hit by gigantic fires in July. 3500 people were evacuated. The Gironde must again fight against the flames. Two fires are underway in the Landiras sector, where several thousand hectares had already gone up in smoke last month, the department’s firefighters announced on Tuesday. The first fire is in the town of Cabanac-et-Villagrains, and 20 hectares have already been burned. The second fire, the most important, is at the level of the communes of Saint-Magne and Hostens. According to the prefect of New Aquitaine and Gironde, 1000 hectares have been ravaged by the flames since the beginning of the afternoon. “, wrote the firefighters on Facebook at the end of the day. “In the return of hell. Caution and courage to all ‘climate soldiers'”, indicated on Twitter the official account of the Federation of firefighters of France.200 firefighters mobilized “The national air resources support the field teams who are committed to circumscribing these new sources of fire as quickly as possible”, they explain. According to information from BFMTV, at least 200 firefighters were mobilized on site at the end of the day. The prefecture announces that 3,500 people have been evacuated. According to data from the European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) of the Copernicus climate phenomena monitoring, more than 47,000 hectares have already burned this year, making 2022 a record in France. Florian Poras with Ariel Guez
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