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Flaming Road-Sweeping Vehicle

By Hugh MacArthur

A road-sweeping machine in Vélez-Málaga went up in flames on Tuesday; reports that it had been speeding are unsubstantiated. »

Motril Firework Crackdown

By Martin Myall

Having grown up in the UK of the 60s, fireworks were strickly Guy Fawke's night, so Spain's gunpowder generosity with fireworks was liberating. »

Fire Near Port Area

By Hugh MacArthur

(HMI07) Motril started the year with a fire near Barrio de Santa Adela (port area) and another nearby on the Camino de Minasierra. »

Mountain Fire Molvizar

By Martin Myall

There is scant information available but there is a fire somewhere between Ítrabo and Móvizar, plainly visible from Motril, Salobreña and Otívar - where I am. »

Rum Factory Trial

By Vivienne Hughes

The trial over the fire at the Montero rum distilery in Motril will be held on the 15th of March, with two ex-employees facing charges of manslaughter. »

Fire in the Nacla

By Editor

The Motril firemen were called out on the 10th of September to tackle a fire in the Nacla area of town - that’s in the north of the municipality. »

Guajares Fire Extinguished

By Hugh MacArthur

The fire in the Los Guajares was declared ‘extinguished' by infoca on Monday the 11th around 12.00h. »

Damaged Ship Heads for Motril

By Vivienne Hughes

(MNG) The British cargo ship, MV Cheshire, which suffered a fire in its cargo hold containing fertilizer on the 12th of August off the Canary islands, will be arriving in Motril. »

Dopey Dope

By Hugh MacArthur

(FVM) Two men in Atarfe aged 22 and 25 were arrested by the Guardia Civil, suspected of arson and offences against public health - they also had to be rescued from a fire of their own making. »

Almuñécar Velilla Fire

By David Darby

Social media is alive with photos and reports of a fire in Velilla, Almuñécar. According to reports, the fire is centered in the area of Calle de La Romántica, just above the beach road and behind Restaurante Casa Paco. »