So last night the fire looked in Alta Gracia (Photo: @ GabySaavedraOk)
Following an improvement in wind conditions, the work resumed firefighting planes to fight fires in the Sierras de Córdoba. Heat, drought and strong wind the day yesterday turned into hell to different parts of the province. Consequently still active foci in Santa Rosa, Yacanto, El Durazno, San Miguel, Villa City of America, Alta Gracia, La Paisanita, Bialet Massé, Santa Maria de Punilla, La Granja, Ascochinga and Cosquín, among others. While that was contained two fire fronts, one in the center of Alta Gracia and another in La Falda. The worst situation is recorded in Calamuchita Valley, between Villa Alpina and Yacanto, where the flames consume everything in its path since last weekend. More than 240 firefighters battled the flames on Monday, and from the Province indicated that the wind the air tankers and helicopters were inoperable since noon yesterday. Another of the locations in a critical situation Bialet Massé, where authorities also considering whether to evacuate residents. The remaining scale fires are recorded: The Farm, Ascochinga, Santa Catalina, La Paz, Cañada del Rio Pinto, Villa City of America, Alta Gracia and Alpa Corral. In Rio Cuarto, my city, is obstructed by the ash north wind brings. The red sky, a sunset pale and rare dominated the city yesterday. In the air you breathe, dry, smoke-flavored. In Rio Cuarto, my city, is obscured by the ash north wind brings. The red sky, a sunset pale and rare dominated the city yesterday. In the air you breathe, dry, smoke-flavored. There is only one hope: the rains. According to meteorological experts will arrive on Wednesday afternoon or Thursday. My province is under fire, and we face a 48 hours of hell with more heat and strong winds. I can not close this note without mentioning the volunteer firefighters of my province. His work, courage and effort is admirable.
The flames consumed everything in its path in the mountains of Cordoba.
Ash carried by the winds in the courtyards of Rio Cuarto
The ash-filled sky at sunset in Rio Cuarto
Map of the fires