News from the west of Granada (Poniente): Loja & Alhama de Granada area

Pig-Farm Fire

GRA Pig Fattening Pens

A farm labourer on a pig farm in Chimeneas (Poniente) lost his life in a fire, which is believed to have been caused by an accumulation of methane gas.

Arenas del Rey Fire

GRA PON Arenas del Rey Fire AP23

The forest-fire Infoca service had to deploy aircraft to tackle a forest fire that broke out yesterday in an area of the Arenas del Rey municipality.

Dog Attack Arrests

GRA Venta de Huelma Kennel

The Guardia Civil have made two arrests in regards to the attack on the 5-year-old by a dog that had already attacked a child on a previous occasion.

Driver Dies in Blaze

GRA A92 KMP211 Loreto flyover 02

A lorry driver travelling on the A-92 where it goes through the municipality of Moraleda de Zafayona died after his vehicle left the autovia and hit a wall and caught fire.