Throughout the day, dense columns of smoke rose from the quarries located on Calle 25 between 514 and 520, where a raging fire was recorded yesterday. The penetrating smell of smoke with ashes, reached Ringuelet in the morning, and in the afternoon to the area of 137 and 528 of San Carlos. In the place there is a lot of garbage, reedbeds and tall grasslands.
As reported yesterday, several firefighters had to work yesterday throughout the afternoon to control a fire in the property known as “the quarry” that covers several hectares between 23rd, 29th, 517th and 520th streets, in Hernández. The incident, which took place in a context of concern in the Region due to the incidence of heat and drought in this type of phenomenon, also called the attention of Civil Defense teams and the Same, who were attentive to possible manifestations of the focus outside of the land where wild vegetation dominates.
Although the adjoining urbanized area is separated, in large part, by the edge of the cellar and the streets, concern was generated in the area due to the evolution of flames and smoke as the first contaminating manifestation.
The column could be seen several kilometers away, among other points, from the center of the City.