The Armed Forces will intervene in the fight against the fires in the Paraná Delta

The Armed Forces will intervene in the fight against the fires in the Paraná Delta

The fires They advance through the Paraná Delta and the situation led the Government to order the intervention of the Armed Forces, which will work together with local entities to put out the fire that has the surrounding residents and the regions affected by the smoke concerned.

The governor of Santa Fe, Omar Perotti, asked President Alberto Fernández for help after the fires transported a dense smoke that reached the City of Buenos Aires. “The Secretary of Military Emergency Coordination, Inés Barboza, and a team of specialist advisers are on site evaluating the situation and organizing support tasks,” explained the Ministry of Defense in reference to the casualties.

Local authorities called for urgent help due to the rapid spread of the fire.

Support to extinguish fires is also by air means, three medium helicopters have been deployed and moved more than 1,600 brigade members to the areas of the outbreaks and a field aerodrome was established with aeronautical fuel tankers.

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