83 Firefighters Tackle Mijas Blaze

83 Firefighters Tackle Mijas Blaze. A wildfire spread through the hills near El Higueron on Thursday evening.

83 Firefighters Tackle Mijas Blaze

83 Firefighters Tackle Mijas Blaze

83 Firefighters, several land vehicles, and eight air vehicles were called in to tackle a dramatic hillside blaze on the Costa Del Sol yesterday.  The fire broke out in the El Higueron area near Benalmadena.  The flames quickly spread up the hillside, close to the A7 motorway.

El Higeuron Fire

The fire quickly spread up the hillside. Photo by Loraine Maloney.

Fire Under Control

The fire was declared “under control” at 9pm on Thursday evening, and “completely extinguished” this morning.  Though the fire raged close to homes and hotels, it’s not thought that any buildings were seriously damaged.  No injuries have been reported.

El Higueron Fire

The scorched hillside this morning.

Written by Dave James

Published: 14.06.2019

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