9 Aug, 2017 @ 18:44
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BREAKING: Two helicopters battling blaze in Estepona development next to forest areas

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FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze in Estepona.

So far, 16 bomberos and two helicopters carrying water have been called to the fire in the El Velerin area.

The fire erupted in the Dominio Beach development, which contains many homes and sits near forestal areas.

The fire is believed to have begun at 5pm but the cause is still unknown.

El Velerin and Dominio Beach urbanisations have both been evacuated.

UPDATE: Authorities are confident they can control the fire over the coming hours 

Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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