A forest fire in the Valencia region, which was extinguished thanks to heavy rain on Wednesday, is raging with renewed vigor, fueled by strong winds, authorities said, Nova TV reported.

Members of the Spanish military trying to protect the Roman Catholic chapel of Santa Cova in the village of Altura in the Valencia region.

More than 400 people and 36 aircraft are working to contain the fire, which has burned more than 19,000 hectares, forcing the evacuation of more than 1,000 people in nearby villages.

Ten injured in Spain who got off a train that stopped because of a forest fire

According to the latest information, the fire raging in the Val d'Ebo in the same area has been brought under control.

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