22 Oct, 2018 @ 16:31
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Tributes pour in for fireman killed in Malaga floods as body is laid to rest and three days of mourning announced

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Firemen in Malaga pay their respects

TRIBUTES have been pouring in for the fireman killed in Malaga’s devastating floods at the weekend. 



Jose Gil, 47, died after his fire truck crashed while responding to a call.

His workmates managed to escape through the roof but his body was found some five kilometres away from the vehicle after being dragged away by rapids.

Firemen in Malaga pay their respects

The Antequera native leaves behind a wife and two children.

Malaga today announced three days of mourning for the tragic father.

Tributes have been pouring in for the bombero on social media while firemen have been showing solidarity by holding minute-long silences.

“My tribute to José Gil Gutiérrez, firefighter companion of Antequera who died in #Campillos,” one wrote, “We will not forget your immense service.”

Jose’s funeral took place this afternoon in Antequera at the Iglesia del Carmen.






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