Fires in Sicily, had local, di Caltanisseta happened in the province, which is located in the center of the island, far away from the tourist areas, told RIA Novosti on Monday the president of the Sicilian tourist company Eurialo Viaggi Alfio La Ferla.
"The fact that the fires in Sicily we have learned from the media. But fire on the island were very minor, and they have occurred in the province of di Caltanisseta, which is located in the center of the island. This is not a tourist area, as tourists resting mainly on the coasts," — said La Ferla.
He added that tourists in hotels, which are located in the provinces of Palermo, Catania and Syracuse are not aware of the fires that occurred in the south of the peninsula and the islands of Sicily and Sardinia.
Earlier it was reported that the website of the newspaper Il Messaggero was reported that forest fires swept Sunday almost half of Italy.
High air temperature, which is based on the Apennine Peninsula third week, was to fire the forest and fields, not only in Sardinia, but also in the areas of Abruzzo, Apulia, Calabria and Sicily.
"In Sicily is good weather, and the temperature does not exceed 30 degrees in the sun, which is quite comfortable for the middle of summer," — said La Ferla.