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17 injured- one seriously- as explosion blasts top of Madrid city centre building in Spain

AN explosion ripped through a Madrid city centre apartment block shortly after 2.00 pm on Friday. 17 people were injured- one seriously- with four victims...

Fire crew deploys ladder to rescue elderly man lying on apartment floor for two days on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 77-year-old Denia man has been rescued by firefighters after collapsing and then spending two days on his apartment floor. His daughter called for help...

Teenager dies after eight metre fall through derelict textile factory roof in Spain’s Valencia region

A 13-year-old boy died on Tuesday evening after falling through the roof of a derelict Ontinyent textile factory in Valencia Province. His body was discovered...

Family tragedy as mother dies trying to save young son who fell into Valencia waterfall in Spain

A mother, 37, died trying to save her five-year-old son, who drowned in a Valencia area ravine after slipping into a waterfall. The...

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...

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...

IN PICS: Motorist survives horrific plunge off Benidorm area motorway on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A female motorist survived a plunge of several metres down an embankment on Thursday off the AP-7 motorway on the Costa Blanca. Her vehicle careered...

Heavy rain causes flooding and dramatic rescues in Spain’s Valencia area

TORRENTIAL downpours and strong winds have caused flooding and other problems in the Valencia area. A yellow warning alert for bad weather has been put...

Home teleworker dies after falling off chair during video call in Spain’s Murcia

A Murcia area home teleworker died after he fell off a chair during a video chat on Monday. The man, said to be in his...

Firefighters from Spain’s Costa Blanca en route to Poland-Ukraine border with urgent supplies

FOUR vans from the Alicante Province fire service began a long journey on Tuesday to take emergency supplies to Ukrainian refugees at the Poland-Ukraine...

Three dead including baby in car crash on Murcia motorway in Spain

THREE people, including a baby, died after two cars collided in the Mar Menor area of Murcia on Sunday evening. Emergency services were called at...

Fireworks suspected of starting forest blaze in Costa Blanca area of Spain

FIREFIGHTERS put out a forest blaze in the Alcalali area of Alicante Province in the early hours of Thursday morning. The fire was reported at...

Biological protective gear worn as woman’s body is pulled out of home on Spain’s Costa Blanca piled high with...

FIREFIGHTERS donned biological protective gear on Friday to remove the decomposing body of a woman from her Torrevieja flat. Concerned neighbours phoned the Guardia Civil...

Six people die in nursing home fire in Valencia area of eastern Spain

SIX nursing home residents have died in a fire at a Valencia area property. 17 people, including emergency workers, needed hospital treatment for burns and...

Donkey drama as crane lifts trapped animal out of a well on Spain’s Mallorca

A crane hoisted a trapped donkey to safety out of a dry well on a Mallorca farm. The farm owner had just taken over the...

Trapped climbers in overnight rescue drama on famous Costa Blanca peak in Spain

FIVE climbers trapped on Monte Ponoig in Alicante Province have been rescued after an overnight operation by regional firefighters Monte Ponoig, overlooking Polop, is nicknamed...

Five-year-old girl saves the day after raising alarm when fire breaks out at home in Spain’s Mallorca

A five-year-old girl is being hailed a hero after raising the alarm when a fire broke out in the middle of the night at...

Man suffers hypothermia and bruising after rescue from choppy Costa Blanca waters of Spain

EMERGENCY services rescued a Russian man who could not get out of the sea on Tuesday evening at Torrevieja's Cala de la Higuera. It's not...

Dramatic Benidorm area rescue after two women are trapped in blazing Costa Blanca apartment in Spain

TWO women were rescued after a fire trapped them inside their Benidorm area beachside apartment. The blaze started at 12.40 this Tuesday morning at a...

Firefighters in Malaga discover human remains in burnt out vehicle

Firefighters in the province of Malaga Spain discovered human remains in a burnt out van late on Saturday, November 6. Emergency services received calls...

One dead in Spain’s Barcelona after falling from a window when the building went up in flames

A MAN has died after falling from an eighth floor window in a fire located in the Badalona area of Barcelona. According to authorities, they...

WATCH: Candle factory goes up in flames in Spain’s Barcelona

FIREFIGHTERS battled to contain an enormous blaze that broke out at a Barcelona candle factory late Sunday evening and continued to burn throughout the...

DAMBUSTERS: Watch firefighting aircraft scoop up water to douse blaze above Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol

IN tight military formation, a legion of sea-planes battle the biggest fire of the summer in southern Spain. The tune from Dambusters would be appropriate...

Dramatic Benidorm rescue after poisonous gas knocks out painters on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM firefighters smashed down a wall to rescue two workers poisoned by fumes from a water boiler. Two men were painting the boiler yesterday morning(September...

Who’s a pretty boy then? Alicante firefighters in Spain rescue a parrot perched on a ledge

ALICANTE firefighters rescue animals as part of their regular line of duty but got a very different call out on Monday afternoon(July 26) involving...

DRAMATIC BLAZE IN SPAIN: Over 100 firefighters battle to contain wildfires ripping through Tarragona

MORE than 100 firefighters are tackling raging forest fires in Tarragona in the north east of Spain.  The blaze, which has ripped through the municipalities...

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