Big wildfire nears Catania
‘Dramatic situation’ says Aci Catena mayor.
(ANSA) – ROME, JUL 25 – A large wildfire neared Catania in Sicily Tuesday and the local mayor called for the intervention of Canadair water-dumping planes.
The mayor of Aci Catena, Margherita Ferro, asked for help on social media for the fire that has been raging for hours in the hamlet of San Nicolò that involved cars, trees and homes.
On the Facebook page of the Municipality she spoke of a “dramatic situation” and asked for help also urging “the intervention of helicopters and Canadair” and called on citizens to stay at home. (ANSA).