They ignored the forecast on the wind, they lit fire in the field, they didn’t turn it off like they should before they left and the wind spread the flames all over the place.
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The accident was registered on Wednesday night at the El Chacay ranch in Malargüe.
Faced with this situation, Civil Defense reminded the community that they should not start fires when the forecast anticipates bad weather conditions.
As reported by the Civil Defense “apparently some neighbors fired in the afternoon and not turning it off properly the wind caused the flames to spread that ended up burning the surrounding trees, “said Víctor Andrade, director of DC in Malargüe.
In the place worked personnel of Civil Defense, Firefighters and also of Public Services of the municipality providing water support.
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Given this fact, Civil Defense called the community to “become aware“And alerted again” about the danger that causes the fire ”and they requested“ please Do not set the fire when the forecast it is not encouraging ”.