Mijas Fire Extinguished

Mijas Fire Extinguished .  The blaze which began near Valtocado on Sunday morning has been declared “extinguished” by INFOCA.

Mijas Fire Extinguished

Mijas Fire Extinguished

The blaze which began near Valtocado in the Mijas area on Sunday morning at4a, has been declared “extinguished” by INFOCA.  More than 80 firefighters along with 6 aircraft were involved in the fight to bring the fire under control.  The fire was completely extinguished by 1pm today (Tuesday 14th November).

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The blaze destroyed several buildings.

250 Hectares Destroyed

No serious injuries have been reported. The 300 people who were evacuated from their homes have been able to return.  The blaze has destroyed 250 hectares (2.5 square kilometres) of land.  Several buildings and vehicles were destroyed.

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Several buildings and vehicles have been destroyed.

Strong Winds Hampered Firefighters

The fire was spreading south towards La Cala Hills and Mijas Golf at a speed of 30 metres per minute.  Strong winds made conditions difficult for the fire crews, with gusts reaching speeds of 80km/h.

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Taken just after the blaze broke out by Dave James in La Alqueria area.

300 People Evacuated

Guardia Civil closed the A387 between Mijas and Alhaurin.  Police evacuated 300 residents from the Rincon Del Hinojal and Lomas Del Flamenco areas.

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Photo taken at La Cala hills by Gary Jones.

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Fire crews survey the damage. Photo from Ayuntamiento De Mijas.

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Charred land in the Valtocado area.
Thanks to Mijas International for the photo.

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The fire raging near Mijas. Photo by Mijas International.

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Smoke and fire damage near Valtocado. Photo by Mijas International.

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Fire damage in the Valtocado area. Photo by Mijas International.

Published: 14.11.2023

Written by Dave James

Photography and video by Gary Jones, Dave James, Mijas International, and Kevin Smith. 

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