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British woman dies after electric scooter falls into Benidorm area ravine on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A British woman died on Wednesday after her adapted electric scooter veered off the road and fell down a Benidorm ravine. The accident happened at...

Forest fire on Spain’s Costa Blanca billows smoke across AP-7 motorway

FIRE crews tackled a forest blaze next to the AP-7 motorway in the north of Alicante Province. The fire broke out at around 3.20 pm...

Forest fire starts after man throws out used barbecue charcoal in Alicante area of Spain

A farmer has been arrested by the Guardia Civil for committing arson due to gross negligence after throwing away used barbecue charcoal embers. The man...

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: 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...

Road carnage sees drunk driver kill two women in Valencia area of Spain

A drunk driver has been arrested over the death of two people on the V-23 highway in Sagunto on Sunday night. The intoxicated motorist, 31,...

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...

IN PICS: Benidorm cliff drama after man falls into sea on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man cheated death on Monday evening after falling off a cliff into the sea at Benidorm's Cala de Finestrat. The 34-year-old victim was saved...

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...

Man crushed to death by mini-steamroller in Spain’s Alicante area

AN Alicante area man died on Wednesday after the mini-steamroller he was driving overturned and crushed him. The accident happened close to Benimarfull in the...

Cooler temperatures in Spain help fight against record-breaking wildfire blaze

A respite in unseasonably high temperatures has helped fire crews stabilise a massive wildfire in north-west Spain. Over 650 firefighters have been dealing with 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...

Panicked motorist trapped in overturned car following police chase on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 36-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday after overturning his car in a police chase in the Elche area. The motorist had to be cut...

90-year-old man flees apartment fire in Spain’s Valencia area

A fire tore through a fourth-floor apartment in Gandia, Valencia Province, on Tuesday. The occupant, a 90-year-old man, escaped on his own and was treated...

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...

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...

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