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Pyromaniac firefighter used petrol to start a forest blaze in Spain’s Cantabria region

A volunteer firefighter has been jailed for three and half years for starting a forest fire in Cantabria in 2019. Luis Trueba was also fined...

BREAKING: Fire strikes near Ronda in Spain’s Andalucia

TWO fire crews and helicopter are fighting a fire in Ronda's famous Llano de la Cruz valley in Andalucia, Spain. The blaze started at around...

Firefighters clamber up hillside to battle blaze on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FIRE CREWS from the Alicante area battled an overnight forest blaze in the Sierra de Fontcalent, which is popular with hikers. Flames reached the top...

3,200 evacuated as wild fire continues in Spain’s Andalucia

SOME 3,200 people have been evacuated from their homes as a massive wild fire continues to burn in Andalucia. In total 27 aircraft, 300 forestry...

WATCH: Bush fire threatens homes and environmentally sensitive National park in Spain

AN expat has told of a dramatic bush fire that broke out in the Alpujarras region of Granada that needed 100 firefighters to bring...

Two ‘smokers’ arrested as second forest fire on Spain’s Costa del Sol in 24 hours erupts in area...

A YOUNG person and a woman have been arrested over the second Malaga forest fire in 24 hours. The suspects were believed to have been...

Forest fire that forced road closure on Spain’s Costa del Sol ‘stabilised’

A COSTA del Sol forest fire that forced a road closure has been brought under control. The blaze, which erupted in the arroyo La Jordana...

Spain’s Guardia Civil arrest man in Malaga province responsible for forest fire

A MAN has been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Malaga province for causing a forest fire.

Open air fires, including barbecues, banned in parts of Spain’s Andalucia

The measure will be in force until 15 October, a time of high risk of forest fires

EMERGENCY declared over wildfire on Spain’s Costa del Sol as 50 evacuated, while helicopters, planes and 170 firefighters battle...

Meanwhile, five people have been treated for smoke poisoning, minor burns and bruises, but they were not hospitalised

Nine arrested over 11 separate forest fires in six different provinces in Spain

Police data has revealed that over the last 15 years almost all forest fires in Spain are in some way sparked by human activity

THIRTEEN air units battle forest fire in Beneixama on Spain’s Costa Blanca as ‘Level 2 emergency’ is declared

A LEVEL 2 emergency situation has been declared as 13 airborne units battle a raging forest fire in Beneixama on Spain's Costa Blanca. The emergency...

Costa del Sol forest fire under control after 29 firefighters and two planes mobilised to tackle blaze

It comes after a Brit was arrested last week following his admission of starting a forest fire in Nerja

Natural park forest fire in Andalucia stabilized

A FOREST fire at the Parque Natural de los Alcornocales in Cadiz has now been stabilized. https://twitter.com/Plan_INFOCA/status/1036635140179603456 According to INFOCA, Prevention and Extinction of Forest Fires body...

WATCH: Forest fire erupts at natural park in Spain’s Andalucia

Four helicopters are currently working to put out the blaze in Cadiz

WATCH: Firemen tackle forest fire on Costa del Sol

The blaze broke out this evening on Diseminado las Rosas

Alleged arson leads to raging fire in Southern Spain and 1,500 to evacuate

The forest fire, which began last night, has been placed on level one (maximum threat level) by the authorities

Cattle farming row to blame for 120 forest fires in northern Spain

Officials suspect underhand tactics from farmers are to blame for fires

VIDEO + PHOTO SPECIAL: Forest fire ‘stabilised’ near Ronda

Two helicopters and 50 people on the ground fought the flames on seven hectares of privately-owned land in Igualeja, in the province of Malaga.

Forest fire near Tivissa rages on since Sunday

Tivissa forest fire encroaches on the town, prompting evacuation

Investigation launched as forest fire destroys four homes on Costa del Sol

Suspected arson attack destroyed 400 hectares of land and forced more than 300 people to flee their homes

Costa del Sol fire: In Pictures – UPDATED

Dramatic images taken by Olive Press readers, capturing the drama and scale of the fire which affected parts of Mijas, Marbella, Ojen and Calahonda




UK rock legend Joe Strummer finally gets his Spanish plaza in Granada

TRAVEL SELFIE: Clash front man has been honoured with a square named after him in Granada... CAN YOU FIND IT?


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