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The Sierra Bermeja fire will ‘seriously’ increase possibility of flooding in Spain’s Estepona, expert warns

THE Sierra Bermeja fire, which raged through almost 10,000 hectares of land and claimed the life of an Infoca firefighter, will ‘seriously’ increase the...

Campaigners call for Sierra Bermeja to be awarded national park status in wake of devastating wildfire

FOLLOWING the recent wildfire that ravaged nearly 10,000 hectares of the Sierra Bermeja mountains and the Genal Valley, there have been even louder calls...

Fundraiser for family of firefighting hero Carlos Martinez Haro who died battling Sierra Bermeja wildfire on Spain’s Costa del...

AN EXPAT resident living in the area threatened by the Costa del Sol wildfire has launched a fundraiser for the family of Carlos Martínez...

Fundraising efforts launched for those affected by Sierra Bermeja wildfire in Spain

FUNDRAISING efforts have been launched for those affected by the recent devastating wildfire in the south of Spain.  A group of generous residents from the...

Spain’s Sierra Bermeja set to be declared disaster zone with calls for harsher punishments on environmental arsonists

Junta president, Juanma Moreno, insisted that 'all indications' pointed towards the fire being an intentional act

‘The bravest of knights’: Hero firefighter who died battling Spain’s devastating Sierra Bermeja forest fire to be awarded Civil...

The father of two sadly lost his life after being brought in from Almeria to battle the devastating blaze

PHOENIX FROM THE FLAMES: Stricken animal shelter on Spain’s Costa del Sol back in action just days after massive...

WITHIN days of the ADANA animal shelter evacuating 60 dogs into the care of volunteers after a fierce wildfire, people have started dumping unwanted...

ANALYSIS: How bad was the Sierra Bermeja wildfire on Costa del Sol and where does it rank among worst...

ALTHOUGH it has been catastrophic, the wildfire which raged through the Sierra Bermeja fire for six days ravaging close to 10,000 hectares before it...

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Like a horror movie’ as expat animal charity bosses fled Spain’s Sierra Bermeja wildfire while rescuing dozens of...

THE boss of the Costa del Sol’s most famous animal rescue centre has recalled the dramatic moment she and her husband had to evacuate...

Final residents evacuated from dramatic wildfire in Spain return to their homes

THE last of the residents forced to flee the Sierra Bermeja have been given the all-clear to return homes after fire crews made progress...

EXPLAINER: These are the protected species whose habitat was destroyed in the Sierra Bermeja wildfire above Spain’s Costa del...

ENVIRONMENTALISTS are counting the cost of the damage from a wildfire that raged for six days and destroyed more than 10,000 hectares of woodland...

Spain’s Sierra Bermeja fire leaves dozens of animals burnt or with serious injuries

THE devastating flames from the Sierra Bermeja wildfire have destroyed almost 10,000 hectares of food, water and shelter the wildlife in the area need...

Spain’s Sierra Bermeja fire was set intentionally with flammable liquid, possibly petrol, Prosecutor’s Office reports

THE fire in Sierra Bermeja is thought to have been started by a flammable liquid, such as petrol. From the outset it has been clear...

Heroes’ return: Locals cheer firefighters after Sierra Bermeja ‘monster’ wildfire finally brought ‘under control’ on Spain’s Costa del Sol

DOZENS of locals have lined the streets to cheer the firefighters who have finally extinguished the worst fire in Spanish history. https://twitter.com/Plan_INFOCA/status/1437783271144837126 It comes as the...

Famous Smurf village feeling blue as 30% of its celebrated landscape destroyed by Sierra Bermeja wildfire above Spain’s Costa...

A THIRD of Spain’s celebrated Smurf village has been destroyed in one of the biggest wildfires in the last decade. Around 30% of Juzcar’s forestry...

IT RAINED! Firefighters bring Sierra Bermeja wildfire on Spain’s Costa del Sol under control

OVERNIGHT rain has brought much-needed respite to the firefighters and army working to quench the flames in a major wildfire that has burned close...

What can I do to help? Spain’s Costa del Sol community pulls together to aid those (people and animals)...

THE AMAZING Costa del Sol community has pulled together to help those affected by the devastating wildfire sweeping through the Sierra Bermeja valley. People have...

The devastating Sierra Bermeja fire in Spain’s Costa del Sol has already burnt almost 10,000 hectares over 83 kilometres

THE devastating Sierra Bermeja fire continues to devour everything in its path and has already blazed through 9,963 hectares of wildland and forest areas...

Helicopter battling wildfire on Spain’s Costa del Sol almost comes a cropper but skillful pilot avoids disaster

ONE of the firefighting aircraft almost came a cropper on Monday evening after flying too close to the trees below as it dumped its...

Home again: 1,000 people return to their properties after they were evacuated with wildfire risk in hills above Spain’s...

MORE than a thousand people have been allowed to return home after they were evacuated as a precaution when flames threatened to engulf properties. Authorities...

HERE COMES THE RAIN: But is it enough to put out the Costa del Sol’s Sierra Bermeja wildfire?

THE Costa del Sol and nearly 1000 firefighters held their breath as rain finally arrived to help extinguish the worst fire for decades. Weather forecasters...

Marine life now threatened as ash from wildfire on Spain’s Costa del Sol pollutes the sea

ASH from a wildfire raging in the Sierra Bermeja is polluting the sea along the Costa del Sol posing a threat to marine life,...

LATEST: Army called in to tackle Sierra Bermeja wildfire on Spain’s Costa del Sol after it doubles in size

SPAIN’S army has been called in to battle the wildfire that broke out in the Sierra Bermeja above Estepona after it suddenly doubled in...

EXPLAINED: Sierra Bermeja blaze classified as the first ‘sixth generation’ wildfire in Spain

AUTHORITIES are describing the wildfire raging out of control in the hills above Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol as a ‘sixth generation’ fire,...

ANALYSIS: Why is the Sierra Bermeja wildfire in hills above Spain’s Costa del Sol the fiercest in recent years...

A FIRE expert from Malaga University has explained how a number of key factors have combined to make the latest blaze one of the...

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