At 02:25, 255 operatives were on site, supported by 90 vehicles.

A source from the GNR Territorial Command of Beja told Lusa that the flames forced the evacuation, as a precaution, of eight residences, a total of 16 people – ten residents and six tourists.

The alert for the fire, which broke out in the Medronheira area, in the parish of São Teotónio, Odemira, was given at 12:05.