Continue evacuations in Australia by fire

Rubble from the house of Salvadoran Lorena Granados that was consumed by fire in Australia
Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

Voracious fire that continues to affect thousands of hectares of land in Australia continues to advance, although in some cities they received rain over the weekend.

Until now, The authorities confirm that thousands of people were evacuated in the cities of the south of the country, it is expected to continue expanding fire.

Among those affected is a Salvadoran and Chilean husband: Lorena Granados. Salvadoran social networks reported from the fire reached his house and who lost everything.

Granados said slowly watched as the fire consumed the effort with which his family built their home. According to local media he said, she and her husband tried to smother the flames when they arrived at the house, But it was in vain.

Consul General of El Salvador in Melbourne, Ernesto Dueñas, He said Saturday in a radio interview, that diplomatic officiating was awaiting the arrival of Lorena and her husband, to give them the necessary consular assistance.

Duenas said the diplomatic office is working to have figures on the number of Salvadorans who have been affected by fires. In Australia, It has established a good group of Salvadoran community living abroad.