Gorgoracha Mountain Fire

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
By Martin Myall

MOT Gorgoracha Mountain Fire Ja18A fire broke out around midday in the Gorgoracha area above Motril. The high winds are making it very difficult to control and put the fire out.

At the moment there are 56 personnel from Infoca tackling the blaze, which is in the Paraje Rijana area backed by four environmental personnel and a medical team just in case there are injuries.

However, other sources put the fire on Cerro Gordo which is on the Motril-Vélez Benaudalla municipal border.

The Motril fire service is also lending assistance to the Infoca team. These human resources are also backed by five fire trucks and a helicopter.

You can follow the progress of the fire on Twitter using the hashtag #IFMotril and #IFGualchos https://twitter.com/hashtag/IFMotril?src=hash&lang=en

(News: Gorgoracha, Motril, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia – Video: Sent in by Marie Claire Richardson)

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