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Guajares Fire Extinguished

By Hugh MacArthur

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

Skiers Trapped

By Hugh MacArthur

There was quite a commotion in the Canary Islands when the cablecars on the ski slopes broke down, leaving over a hundred tourists trapped at the top of the mountain. »

Gualchos Mountain-Brush Fire

By Vivienne Hughes

There was a mountain-brush fire in the Gualchos area on Thursday the 18th, which was reported at 14.00h. »

Fire Above Vélez Benaudalla

By Vivienne Hughes

There was a fire in the municipality of Vélez Benaudalla Sunday the 7th that destroyed about ten hectares of abandoned farming land and mountain brush. »

Latest Motril Fire Intentional?

By Vivienne Hughes

The Mayor of Motril has expressed her concern that the fire that broke out a few days ago might have been intentional. The Motril fire service says that they have reasons to believe this hypothesis. »

Another Motril Fire

By Hugh MacArthur

Firemen from both Motril and Almuñécar, together with units from the forest-fire brigade (Infoca) tackled a Motril blaze yesterday »

Model Aircraft Competition

By Editor

Around a dozen participants got together in the municipal sports stadium on the 15th to take part in the model-aircraft display, which was organised by the Funfly Aeromodelismo club. »

Fire in the Hills

By Editor

Around about the same times as the Danish youth concert band was playing in Almuñécar, el Pago de Guerra above La Herradura went up in flames. Of course, we’re not claiming that the Vikings were out raping, pillaging and burning, in between Abba numbers, nevertheless, it’s worth pointing out that old habits die hard,... »

Motril Air Display

By Editor

Motril’s annual air display will take place on Playa Granada at 11 o’clock in the morning of Sunday the 6th of June. Last year the air display was dedicated to helicopters and gyrocopters, whereas this year the emphasis is on light aircraft, featuring an aerobatics team and there will also be a military contingent.... »