Category: World / September 24, 2012 10:18 AM EDT
Over 2,000 people were evacuated as forest fires swept through areas of Valencia on Monday. The fire has affected a large area of Valencia and has a front of 10-11 kilometers. Over 600 firefighters and 31 air personnel were working to extinguish the blaze in different locations in the region. Three centers have been set up to assist in the evacuation. Authorities said the cause of the fire is still being investigated.