The Barcelona City Council will close this Thursday night for the festival of Sant Joan, exceptionally, Turó de la Peira Parkwhich is usually open at night, as a precautionary measure against the risk of fires during the festival of Sant Joan.
Sources of the consistory, in addition, have explained that tonight the access to the 150 parks and gardens that normally close every day, while the closure of the Diagonal Mar Park at 3:00 p.m. to facilitate the eviction of people.
Likewise, the five interior blocks of the coastal front, between the streets Bac de Roda and Selva de Marhave also already closed at 3:00 p.m.
In the presentation of the municipal device for the festival, the first to be held without restrictions after the covid pandemic and which comes after an intense episode of fires in Catalonia, the Deputy Mayor for Prevention and Security of the Barcelona City Council, Albert Batlle, He asked that extreme precautions be taken to avoid fires, especially those who are close to Collserola and Montjuic.
He also recalled the ban on throwing firecrackers and making fires less than 500 meters of wooded areas.