On the Spanish resort of Ibiza raging forest fires

More than a thousand people resort island of Ibiza, included in Spain's Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean, were evacuated fire near Cala Llonga in the north. Forest fire threatened residential buildings. In the area of fire strapped available on the island of fire brigades.

Morning of September 19 to extinguish the fire of special joined the Spanish army. Local authorities report that there is no loss of life, but a few houses to defend the fire failed. Where the raging fire, work as employees of the British Consulate, as in this area there are many British citizens.

Cause of the fire is not yet known. Work to extinguish the fire going, ITAR-TASS reported.

Ibiza — one of the islands in the archipelago of the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea. The most famous of this island has numerous clubs, performing electronic music is a variety of ways. The island's population is slightly more than 111,000 residents. The island — 571 square kilometer.

The climate in Ibiza is Mediterranean, with warm winters and a little cooler in the summer than in Mallorca. Hot season lasts from June to September, the temperature usually reaches 30 degrees above zero. Ibiza rains are rare.

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