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Trees planted to repopulate area affected by Cómpeta forest fire in 2014

Trees planted to repopulate area affected by Cómpeta forest fire in 2014
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  • The fire destroyed around 220 hectares of forest and 20 hectares of urban land

Around 100 Cómpeta residents, including a number of foreigners, helped to plant 250 pine trees in the Sierra Almijara mountains near the village last week.

The area was severely affected by a fire in 2014, which destroyed around 220 hectares of forest and 20 hectares of urban land.

The town hall, which organised the event, said the objective was to repopulate the area with the species of tree lost during the fire.