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Virgin in Flames

Semana Santa started differently this year with an effigy of the Virgen going up in flames in Vélez-Málaga. Two man received burns trying to put it out.

Galicia Burns

Galicia has always been synonymous with lush, green countryside and rolling forests but a combination of arsonists and a bludgeoning drought is turning swathes of the region into wasteland.

Salobreña Vega Fire

A large fire broke out in the Salobreña vega (plantation) just along the river Guadalfeo, near the border with Motril. Motril Firefighters attended the scene in three fire trucks and extinguished the fire, which was no mean feat as they were hampered by high winds that were fanning the flames. Despite the prompt intervention of…