Following a second case of fires in one week in protected areas, ERA would like to appeal for responsibility and adequate care for natural habitats in Malta.ERA investigated overnight reports on a case off L-Irdum tax-Xagħra, Gozo, which is within a protected area, which sustained considerable damage due to an extensive fire in the area.ERA is still assessing the extent of the ecological damage caused and has requested the assistance of the Police for further action which will be taken accordingly.

20 June 2021