Manure pile sparked wildfire in Spain
The spontaneous combustion of manure on a farm in Northeastern Spain is the likely cause of a wildfire now burning out of control. According to Geek.com, firefighters are battling the inferno, which is affecting more than 10,000 acres of forest and other vegetation near Tarragona, Spain. Authorities from the Catalan regional government said the fire likely began when an “improperly managed” pile of manure on a farm in Torre de l’Espanyol, self-ignited in the heat.
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