Forest fires in the South of Croatia took control

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Fires in the South of Croatia near Makarska, which burned 410 acres of pine forests, olive groves, low vegetation, under the complete control of the fire, told reporters the head of the regional fire service Dragan Glavina.

Fires occurred in the night of Monday in the Park of nature Biokovo mountains above the Spa towns of Tucepi and Podgora. Soon the fire went down to residential areas, resulting in local hotels and apartments were temporarily evacuated thousands of tourists.

The causes of the fire and damage are established. Information on casualties there. As previously reported by the information portal index.hr, according to unofficial information, the fire was caused by sparking power lines, and distribution of fire was promoted by a strong wind.

Now, the stand watch 150 firefighters to extinguish small pockets of fire in remote areas of the airplane.

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