More fires in Sicily amid heatwave and Scirocco winds, Alcamo on edge

A fire has been raging since this morning in Alcamo, fueled by strong winds and high temperatures. The flames are near houses and several businesses in the area are also affected. Carabinieri, municipal police, firefighters, and forestry officers are on the scene for extinguishing operations. Many people have been evacuated as a precaution from their nearby homes, which are being kept under control by forestry officials and firefighters. Several firefighting vehicles are being used at the scene. Traffic is currently blocked. The cause of the fire is still being determined. Another fire near Trapani Birgi airport is also under control. The SS119 road in Alcamo is temporarily closed in both directions due to the fire, with detours in place. Carabinieri report that some residents have left their homes near the blaze.

Ancora incendi in Sicilia tra caldo e Scirocco, paura ad Alcamo

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