Shot in the arm for vital service


The regional government is stumping up €5.1 million this year to modernise infrastructure used by forest firefighters.

Regional councillor for the interior and justice, Gabriela Bravo outlined her plans for this vital service on a visit to Alcoy on Monday, where a new station has been constructed.

More than half the Valencia region is classed as forested land – a massive 1,182,641 hectares.

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