Wildfire breaks out in Mijas

A WILDFIRE has broken out this afternoon in the La Cala Hills in Mijas.

The Infoca firefighting service is on the scene, and there are two helicopters dumping water on the fire to try and douse the blaze before it spreads.

Meanwhile, photos uploaded onto social media show horses on the streets trying to get away from the fire.

There are also reports a second fire has broken out in Las Lagunas in Fuengirola.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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