A 39-year-old Czech citizen has been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Pinos Puentes, accused of causing a forest fire yesterday.
One of the helicopter involved in the Asturias forest fire, belonging to the Servicio de Emergencias del Principado (SEPA) crashed this afternoon.
A huge forest fire has broken out in Asturias in northern Spain comprising of 99 separate fires.
The Lújar Town Hall has appealed against the shelving of the investigation into the recent fire which turned to ash 2,000 hectares of its village’s land
British residents of Lújar (Granada) have petitioned the Government for the public recognition of the bravery shown by three men during the recent forest fire.
The fire is out and locals have been allowed to return to their homes but the devastation is heartbreaking.
Although we use Lújar in the title, the fire is no longer restricted to the area around the village: Los Carlos, Rubite Olías & Fregenite were also evacuated.
Motril Councillor for Citizen Safety announced that the town’s emergency services are coordinating with Andalusian fores-fire service Infoca, as more aircraft are deployed.
A fire broke out this morning around 10.28h in the Sierra de Lújar, near Gualchos. At the moment there are five aircraft and two fire trucks working to control the fire.
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.