The Gran Canaria fire has burned out of control across the highlands all day and has now made its way into the vast and pristine Tamadaba pine forests of north west Gran Canaria.

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Saturday, 17 August 2019 18:20

Making Sense Of Gran Canaria Forest Fires

Gran Canaria forest fires are spectacular events but the island is well-prepared to deal with them and most are extinguished before they get out of control. Tourists and visitors are not at risk as Gran Canaria wildfires happen up in the mountains a long way from the resorts and the airport.

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If you see smoke in the Gran Canaria highlands this weekend, don't panic as everything is under control.

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Three brand new Sokol helicopters have now arrived in the Canary Islands to beef it search, rescue and fire-fighting capabilities. They will be ready to act within a few days.

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