UPDATE: The fire has been controlled.

A WILDFIRE has broken out in the province of Malaga.

The blaze is believed to have started this afternoon in the Los Asperones area in Puerto de la Torre.

INFOCA tweeted a video of specialists working to put out the flames and say they hope to have it under control soon.

Three helicopters have been scrambled to the scene, along with 32 specialist firefighters and a fire engine.

More updates to follow.

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