Tag Archive for forest fires

Woman Arsonist Arrested

SPN Galicia Fires

A woman was allegedly caught red-handed trying to start a forest fire with candles – she stands accused of having caused 15 of the fires that have assailed Galicia this summer.

100 Fires Blaze

SPN Asturias Fires  OnL

The western end of Asturias is being threatened by over 100 different forest fires. The idea that they could be from natural causes is remote, to say the least.

Squeeze on INFOCA

For the last two years, members of the forest fire-fighting brigade (INFOCA) claim, they have had to make do with fewer men, vehicles and materials.

Figueres & Forest Fires

Fires in the North-West corner of Spain have resulted in two tourists jumping to their deaths from a cliff in an attempt to escape the advancing flames. A reader from nearby Figueres has written in with news from that town.