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Firefighters called to passenger ferry blaze in Spain’s Valencia port

SEVEN fire engines were scrambled on Monday after a fire broke out onboard a ferry docked at the port of Valencia. Initial reports say the...

VIDEO: Expat eyewitness account of Estepona’s latest wildfire on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A Canadian expat described the shock of watching flames from the beach in Estepona as she enjoyed a family day out on Tuesday. https://youtu.be/570vsGKp32s The fire...

WILDFIRE UPDATES SPAIN’S COSTA DEL SOL: Estepona fire under control and Mijas fire stabilised

INFOCA, the agency that deals with fire emergencies in Andalucia has declared the recent wildfires on the Costa del Sol, in Estepona and Mijas...

VIDEO: Third wildfire within ten days breaks out near Mijas on Spain’s Costa del Sol

ANOTHER wildfire has broken out in Mijas on Tuesday (July 26) the third to have sparked near the Costa del Sol town within the...

Burning car sparks new blaze outside Mijas on Spain’s Costa del Sol

ANOTHER wildfire was raging outside Mijas on Sunday afternoon after a blaze was sparked by a burning car. Firefighting agency INFOCA said the blaze had...

Dutch reforestation company shoulders blame for sparking massive wildfire in northeastern Spain

A Dutch reforestation company has apologised for sparking a massive blaze responsible for destroying at least 14,000 hectares of woodland near Zaragoza in northeastern...

WATCH: Heartwarming moment firefighters give water to young deer trapped by wildfires in Spain

FIRES are devastating vast swathes of woodland across northern Spain in what authorities predict will be the worst year for at least a decade. But...

Mijas wildfire in Spain’s Costa del Sol declared under control after burning 1,870 hectares

A WILDFIRE that has ravaged hills outside Mijas on Spain’s Costa del Sol has finally been brought under control, but not before destroying 1,870...

UPDATE: More than 3,000 evacuated from fire on the Costa del Sol

SOME 3,065 people have been evacuated as a fire that started in the Costa del Sol town of Mijas continues to burn 24 hours...

BREAKING: Huge fire blazing in Mijas on Spain’s Costa del Sol with 1,000 evacuated

A huge fire has ignited in Mijas, Andalucia, with a massive team currently fighting the blaze. Some 1,000 people have been evacuated from Alhaurin de...

Helicopters and firefighters stabilise fire in Spain’s Costa del Sol

SPANISH firefighter body INFOCA has confirmed the outbreak of a fire at 5pm, July 12 in the town of Ardales, Malaga. INFOCA said that the...

Fire contained in Spain’s Valencia

FAVOURABLE weather conditions looked to have all but extinguished a huge fire to the west of Valencia.  The forest fire, which started on July 3...

WATCH: Panic as bus drives through huge fire in Spain’s Aranjuez

PASSENGERS of a bus that was driving through the A7 of Aranjuez on Tuesday July 5 were aghast as they suddenly drove head on...

Forest fire in Spain rips through Valencia

A FOREST FIRE that ignited on Sunday in Valencia has already burned through some 800 hectares. An emergency team comprising four planes, four helicopters and...

Police refuse to explain why four workers who sparked massive fire in southern Spain at controversial Gaddafi finca were...

POLICE have refused to explain why they are grilling four workmen over a fire that razed 5000 hectares of protected woodland on the Costa...

Firefighters battle through the night to control wildfire outside Mijas on Spain’s Costa del Sol

FIREFIGHTERS battled throughout the night to control a wildfire that broke out after midnight on Monday night in the hills near Mijas on Spain’s...

Wildfire finally extinguished after 18 days burning in hills above Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol

OFFICIALS have finally declared that the wildfire which raged in the hills above Marbella and Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol has been extinguished. The...

Oops, we did it again! How the Olive Press reported from the wildfire in hills above Spain’s Costa del...

GETTING close to the flames and talking to victims and firefighters. While other expat newspapers watched it from afar, translating stories from Spanish websites, the...

Wildfires rage across different parts of Spain as ‘exceptional’ June heatwave continues into sixth day

WILDFIRES have broken out across different parts of Spain as the heatwave continued to grip the nation sending the mercury soaring above 40ºC. https://twitter.com/bomberscat/status/1537123198516477959 Three wildfires...

SERIOUS NEGLIGENCE: Three arrested for forest fire in Spain’s Pujerra

THE Guardia Civil have arrested this Tuesday, June 14, three men for their alleged connection with the Sierra Bermeja forest fire. Initial investigations by the...

Wildfire in Benahavis in hills above Spain’s Costa Del Sol pictured from space

THE wildfire raging in the hills near Benahavis has been photographed from space.   The gigantic smoke plume from the blaze, which broke out in the...

Military stood down as wildfire threatening Benahavis in hills above Spain’s Costa del Sol declared ‘stablised’

THE wildfire that has been raging across the Sierra Bermeja in the hills above Estepona and Marbella has been declared ‘stabilised’ by authorities in...

50 horses from Benahavis racecourse evacuated due to blazing fire in Spain’s Sierra Bermeja plus veterinary centre seeks foster...

FIFTY horses from the Benahavís racecourse have been evacuated from the area as a result of the fire that broke out this Wednesday, June...

Last stand: British expat refuses to leave her home despite risk as wildfire approaches town in hills above Spain’s...

ONE British expat resident in Benahavis refuses to leave her home, defying orders to evacuate by authorities fearful of the risk from a wildfire...

Stay away! Evacuated residents cannot return home for another day as wildfire blazes in the hills above Spain’s Costa...

RESIDENTS evacuated from Benahavis as a wildfire rages in the hills above Spain’s Costa del Sol have been told they will have to stay...

British friends left stranded with no medicine after being evacuated as wildfire threatened Benahavis on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A GROUP of British women were left stranded and having to sleep in their car after a night out  when police cordoned off Benahavis. Samantha...

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