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Los Guájares Brush Fire

By Vivienne Hughes

There was a mountain-brush fire in area of Los Guájares yesterday evening, which broke out a little before 18.00h. »

Torrox & Alpujarra Wildfires

By Hugh MacArthur

A hill fire broke out yesterday within the municipality of Torrox in the area known as Tajo de la Zorra. »

Two Mountain Fires not One

By Martin Myall

There was some confusion yesterday over a mountain-fire incident, because there were in fact two and one of them was incorrectly located by Infoca at first. »

Gorgoracha Mountain Fire

By Martin Myall

A fire broke out around midday in the Gorgoracha area above Motril. The high winds are making it very difficult to control and put the fire out. »

Molvízar Fire Under Control

By Hugh MacArthur

There has been a fire within the municipality of Molvízar, which by 20.50h last night had been declared "under control." »

Taramay Brush Fire

By Hugh MacArthur

Some three hectares of mountain shrub went up in the hills above Taramay near Loma del Gato in Almuñécar on Thursday afternoon. »

Small Alpujarra Fire

By Vivienne Hughes

It's not only the weather that gives the sensation of the summer lingering, because this lack of rain is also prolonging the fire season. »

Lújar Burns Again

By Hugh MacArthur

A fire was declared in the municipality of Lújar (Behind Motril) today at 16.12h - it was only last year that Lújar suffered a devastating forest fire. »

Tragic Stupidity

By Martin Myall

Now into over 24 hours, the La Palma fire burns on, having claimed the life of 54-year-old Francisco José Santana; a fire that came about for the most ridiculous of reasons. »

German Arrested over Wildfire

By Hugh MacArthur

A German resident was arrested in the Canary Islands, suspected of having caused a wildland fire, which broke out in the evening of Wednesday the 3rd. »

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