Las Palmas (dpa) - The angry since the weekend in the mountains of the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria wildfire is largely under control. Due to strong winds, however, give the concern that could rekindle individual embers, reported the Spanish television. In total, about 1500 hectares are burnt southwest of the capital Las Palmas. About 1000 people had been temporarily brought to safety. Another fire broke out in the east of the island during the night. Also this fire is now under fire according to firefighter information under control.
Weather: Forest fires on Gran Canaria under control
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