UPDATE: The fire is believed to have been brought under control by firefighters

A FOREST fire has erupted in the hills of Motril.

The flames broke out at around 11.10am this morning with the cause of the blaze unknown.

Some 56 firefighters and a helicopter have been sworn in to tackle the fire.

The fire is situated near to the Gorgoracha Tunnel.

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