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The hot topic of who started the recent forest fire in Spain’s Granada

THE jury is out over who started the devastating forest fire in Los Guajares, near Granada, which burned 5,000 hectares from September 8 to...

Forest fire in Spain’s Granada jumps dangerously close to the villages of Izbor and Acebuches

IN a dramatic turn of events, the forest fire that has been blazing near Granada since Thursday 8 September jumped to a new location,...

Forest fire in Spain’s Granada, with over over 3000 hectares of land now destroyed, believed to be human-started

THE fire which started last Thursday afternoon, September 8, in Los Guajares, and has now razed through 3,000 hectares of land, is believed to...

RESIDENTS OF LECRIN, IN SPAIN’S GRANADA, FACE THIRD NIGHT WITH WILDFIRE SPREADING UNCONTROLLED

RESIDENTS of parts of the Lecrin Valley near Granada face a third night with an out-of-control wildfire blazing close to their villages. The fire,...

FOREST FIRE IN SPAIN’S GRANADA BURNS OUT OF CONTROL FOR SECOND DAY

The forest fire that started yesterday in Los Guajares, near Granada, is still classified as "active" tonight. Over 2,000 hectares of land have been...

MASSIVE FOREST FIRE IN SPAIN’S GRANADA REGION SEEN FROM ALMERIA

THE Guájar-Alto area of Los Guájares, in Granada province, is battling a devastating forest fire that started at 1.55pm and is being attended by...

Sierra Bermeja re-emerges one year after worst fire in Spain in 2021

THIS Thursday, September 8, marks one year since the start of the worst fire registered in Spain in 2021— the Sierra Bermeja forest fire. A...

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...

Driver injured after car flips over on Malaga ring road causing tailbacks

A CAR that flipped over onto its roof has slowed traffic on the MA-20 motorway out of Malaga, leaving its driver injured, authorities said. The...

2,500 evacuated as wildfires hit Spain’s Zaragoza and Alicante

SOME 2,500 people had to be evacuated in Northern Spain after a wildfire thought to be contained flared out of control, fanned by strong...

Wildfire in Spain’s Mijas extinguished after razing through 116 hectares

AFTER razing through 116 hectares of forest, the Mijas fire which started on Tuesday, July 26, has been declared ‘extinguished.’ https://twitter.com/Plan_INFOCA/status/1552634039806328833 The fire, which broke out...

Two dead, 60,000 hectares charred in wildfires across Spain

SPANISH authorities have confirmed that at least 60,000 hectares of forest and agricultural land in Spain have gone up in flames in the last...

Wildfire claims second life as Spain’s heatwave enters eighth day and almost entire country at ‘extreme fire risk’

A SECOND person has died in a forest fire raging across the Zamora countryside in Castilla y Leon as Spain’s eight wave entered its...

Raging fire in Spain’s Costa del Sol declared ‘stabilised’

A HUGE fire that started in the Costa del Sol town of Mijas, which has destroyed thousands of hectares of forest and forced authorities...

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...

UPDATE: Fourth person arrested in connection with Spain’s Pujerra fire

THE Guardia Civil's Seprona nature protection service has arrested and questioned a fourth person in connection with the latest Sierra Bermeja forest fire. The latest...

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...

PUJERRA FIRE: Work continues to finally extinguish blaze that led to 2000 people being evacuated on Spain’s Costa del...

MORE than 100 firefighters have worked through the night as the battle to extinguish a blaze that has burned 3,500 hectares in Southern Spain...

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.

Catastrophe averted as suspected arsonist arrested after two fires set in Malaga natural park

A PASSER-BY who spotted a man setting fire to scrubland saved a natural park from potential ‘catastrophe’. National police raced to the scene when a...

Fire declared in Spain’s Granada stabilised

A FIRE which broke out in Granada, seeing more than 60 firefighters battle the blaze through the night, has been stabilised. The inferno, which began...

Fire declared in Spain’s Nerja stabilised

A FIRE which broke out in an agricultural area of Nerja, seeing almost 75 firefighters and two Super Puma helicopters battle the blaze, has...

HORROR SHOW: Spain’s Estepona blaze goes into fifth night with 4 more villages evacuated

2700 people evacuated with more villages in danger in biggest blaze for decades

IN PICS: Homes evacuated and AP-7 shut as wildfire rages through ecological zone in hills above Estepona on Spain’s...

MORE than  400 people were evacuated from homes overnight as a wildfire blazed through the Sierra Bermeja in the hills above Estepona ravaging an...

Wildfire in Spain’s Castellon devours 500 hectares of forest and forces evacuation of entire town

DESPITE the best efforts of regional and local authorities, the weekend’s scorching temperatures, vicious westerly winds and electrical storms conspired to trigger several forest...

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