The fire above the ski station on Sierra Nevada on Tuesday night could have been worse, but it wasn’t, thanks to the benevolent weather conditions.
A young climber had to be rescued by the Guardia Civil mountain-rescue team (Sereim) after a fall, which had left him dangling on his rope against rock face.
The Public Prosecutor has recommended a 20-month, prison sentence for the Mayor of Monachil over an accident caused when a patrol car’s brakes failed.
One my way to Granada, with the city in sight, I could see to the right of the autovia an immense cloud of smoke – mountain woodlands were inflames.
This incident, which took place in Monachil,involves a man who exposed his parts in a bar and then injured three Guardia Civil policemen.
The Guardia Civil Mountain Rescue unit, Sereim, is busy all year round; in summer just as much as winter, rescuing people in the Sierra Nevada area. They were called out four times in just one July weekend.
The owner of a donkey sanctuary in Monachil, Rafael Fuentes, feels helpless – he is facing having to have his animals put down.