The ecologist group, Buxus has described the recent Gualchos, mountain-brush fire as an ‘ecological disaster.’ The group condemns the fact there have been 20 attempts to set the area alight in recent years.
The two, major, national worker’s unions, UGT and CCOO consider that it is more than likely that the cause of the accident involving a Augusta Bell 412 helicopter in the Barranco de la Farsaílla, near Quentar in Granada, was a mechanical failure.
One hundred hectares of mountain shrub went up in flames near Gualchos on the 19th, making it the largest incident of its kind in the province of Granada this year.
At least two people are dead following a helicopter crash, this morning, in the area known as La Fuente de la Gitana, which is in the Granada province between Tocón de Quéntar and La Peza. It also appears there are several people injured.
Or if you would prefer it in plain English, instead of RAF WW2 banter: Juan Carlos Gomez, Infoca pilot based in near the Pantano de Bermejales, crash landed after hitting a cable.
A brush fire broke out at 13.30 on Thursday 22nd in the Gelibra area (Los Perez), which is a hamlet/cortijada up above Torrecuevas, almost within the Jete municipal border.
As better and hotter weather fast approaches, the following is a fire-risk reminder: outside of Guadix local fire-fighters were called in to extinguish a small blaze
Around about the same times as the Danish youth concert band was playing in Almuñécar, el Pago de Guerra above La Herradura went up in flames. Of course, we’re not claiming that the Vikings were out raping, pillaging and burning, in between Abba numbers, nevertheless, it’s worth pointing out that old habits die hard, after…