The Motril fire service, with the help of the Salobreña Policía, rescued a horse on Christmas day, stuck in a deep irrigation channel.
The Fire Service in the city of Málaga managed to rescue a 5-year-old girl who had been hanging on from an 8th-floor balcony.
It’s finally over, the three firemen from Sevilla who had been accused of people smuggling in Greece were acquitted — a happy ending to a nightmare.
A total of 10,400 euros was raised by the Almuñécar Police and Fire Service in favour of Cáritas (Catholic Church Charity).
The Vélez de Benaudalla fire was declared “controlled” around 17.00h Saturday. The fire broke out the previous day causing a large column of smoke near the canyon.
The news is alive with the Mexico earthquake and although it is on the other side of the world, it has it’s resonance with Almuñécar – one of its firemen has gone there.
The Spanish say, “tirar la casa por la ventana” which means, to spare no expense, but in this case, somebody in Granada literally did throw the furniture out of the window
The fact is that the last six fires on the vega of Salobreña have almost all occurred out on windy days – such a coincidence points towards intent on somebody’s part.
Yet another vega fire in Salobreña, this on Friday the 7th – firemen took from 19.00h to 01.30h the next morning to put it out.