A JOINT taskforce of firefighters worked through the night to tackle a huge fire, up to five kilometres big, near Puerto Pollensa.
Some 60 properties were evacuated as a precaution as the fire spread from the Coll de Siller area having been caused by electrical faults in a nearby substation.
High winds accelerated the fire as it moved towards a gas storage facility but water-bombing helicopters meant the fire was under control in the early hours of this morning.
Pollensa mayor, Miquel Àngel March, said the evacuations were a precaution and that there had been no damage to properties in the area.
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