Wildfire Spreads in Catalonia

A wildfire had burned at least 46 hectares (114 acres) in Manresa in Spain’s Catalonia region by Monday afternoon, July 18, according to the Catalan civil protection organization.

This video filmed by David Melero in the Bufalvent industrial estate in Manresa shows smoke fill the sky as the wildfire burned.

A nearby wildfire in El Pont de Vilomara had burned around 1,743 hectares (4,307 acres) by Monday afternoon, the Catalan civil protection organization said.

Spain’s Meteorological Agency predicted an extreme fire risk level across the country on Tuesday. Credit: David Melero via Storyful

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