Another fire broke out Tuesday in a national park. This one is in the Parque Nacional Santa Rosa in Guanacaste. Fire brigades from the Sistema Nacional de Áreas de Conservación were being dispatched to the scene.
Officials said that there have been 45 blazes in protected areas since Jan. 1 and the beginning of the dry season. More than 1,200 hectares (nearly 3,000 acres) have been burned, they said.