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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...

‘We were forced to abandon our home’: British expat describes panic as wildfire threatens residential areas above Spain’s Costa...

HUNDREDS of terrified residents were forced to leave their homes in the middle of the night by authorities as a wildfire raged across the...

FIRE UPDATE: Hundreds face evacuation as Costa del Sol fire starts to take hold in nightmare 40kph winds

UP to 100 people have been evacuated from Pujerra and nearby Benahavis as a forest fire takes a grip on the Costa del Sol. The...

Huge team battling forest fire blazing through Pujerra in hills above Spain’s Costa del Sol

A FOREST FIRE is blazing through the municipality of Pujerra, in the Valle del Genal. The fire was first reported at 3.30pm on Wednesday. A massive...

Forest firefighting unit prepares Spain’s Malaga to face summer of high fire hazard

INFOCA, the agency that deals with fire emergencies in Andalucia, is preparing for the high-risk season which begins today, on June 1, and continues...

Hikers arrested after sparking wildfire with barbecue while camping outskirts of Granada in southern Spain

A COUPLE have been arrested on suspicion of being responsible for starting a wildfire that has already destroyed 172 hectares of woodland on the...

FOCUS: A look back at the devastating history of forest fires in Spain

As temperatures rise and Spain braces itself for news of more superfires, Sorrel Downer looks back at the ten most dramatic wildfires this century.

Two workers killed in biodiesel factory explosion with fears of second blast in Spain’s La Rioja region

TWO biodiesel factory workers died in an explosion on Thursday in Spain's north-east La Rioja region. The blast happened shortly before 1.00 pm. The regional government...

Child, 9, suffers fatal cardiac arrest following fire in Spain’s Valencia

A girl, 9, died on Wednesday after suffering a cardiac arrest caused by inhaling smoke during a Valencia City fire. The youngster passed away in...

Be alarmed: British couple narrowly escape house fire in Torrevieja on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH couple are urging people to ensure they have a working smoke alarm after they cheated death at their Torrevieja retirement home. On April...

Blaze destroys €5million superyacht moored in port in Spain’s Valencia

A FIRE destroyed and sank a £5million yacht in the port of Valencia last week. The blaze was such that six separate fire crews were...

Six people treated for smoke poisoning caused by frying pan fire on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A blaze started by a frying pan resulted in six people being taken to hospital in Alicante on Thursday morning. The fire broke out after...

WATCH: Fire rips through building trapping residents with young children in town on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A FIRE broke out in an apartment block in the town of Almoradi in Alicante on Tuesday afternoon trapping residents including young children. Shocking video footage...

Neighbours accuse Chinese restaurant owner of starting fire that ravaged building in Barcelona injuring four people

A FIRE that tore through a building in Barcelona’s upmarket Eixample district on Monday night leaving four injured and dozens of others suffering from...

Narrow escape for Money Heist star Miguel Herra as fire destroys home in Avila

A FIRE ravaged the home of Miguel Herran, the star of popular Netflix show Money Heist, forcing the actor to jump out of his...

Young boy dies from smoke poisoning after apartment fire in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A five-year-old boy died from smoke poisoning after an Almoradi apartment caught fire on Thursday evening. The blaze started shortly before 9.00 pm at the...

Man dies after being shot at funeral in Spain’s Jaen

GUNFIRE claimed the life of a man outside a Jaen funeral home as a family was mourning a relative killed in a fire over...

Ubeda house damaged after fire leaves one needing medical treatment

A HOUSE in Spain’s Ubeda has been badly damaged by a fire that left one person needing medical treatment. Firefighters were called to reports of...

Man dies in Jaen fire as investigation launched into Calle Las Cumbres tragedy

A MAN has tragically died in a fire in Spain’s Jaen.  Emergency services were scrambled to Calle Las Cumbres  at around 9.55pm on Saturday after...

Environmentalists fume over slow burning fire on Ramblars waste dump in Javea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE slow-burning fire at Javea’s green waste dump Ramblars is finally getting judicial attention after a regional environmental group presented a denuncia before Denia...

Teens arrested after 45 bins torched in Sevilla town causing over €47,000 in damage

TWO teens have been arrested after a spate of bins were set ablaze in a town in Sevilla.  Cops launched a probe in the wake...

Residents evacuated following Sevilla fire at student accommodation

ALL residents have been evacuated safely following a fire in student accommodation in Sevilla.  The blaze broke out at the five-storey building in Camas on...

Firefighters save life of pensioner, 72, as candle fire leaves her trapped at home in Spain’s Malaga

FIREFIGHTERS in Malaga saved a woman's life during a terrifying blaze caused by an unsupervised candle. The quick-thinking crew guided the pensioner, 72, to safety...

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