Fire destroyed 30,000 hectares in Chuquisaca

A voracious forest fire in the territory of the municipality of Macharetí (Chuquisaca) can expand to the municipal jurisdiction of Villa Montes (Tarija) which is on maximum alert and organized to start suffocation tasks. The Government of Chuquisaca declared an emergency due to the 500 heat sources, the fire destroyed 30,000 hectares in the municipalities of Macharetí and Muyupampa in the Chuquisaca Chaco, and it estimates that 1,500 families in 26 communities were affected.

Source: El Deber