By Cathy Elelman • 31 July 2019 • 15:00
ALERT: Calls to the 112 emergency number raised the alarm.
CREDIT: INFOCA Twitter - @plan_infoca
A WILDFIRE has broken out in Sierra Cabrera in Turre.
The Andalucia Plan INFOCA service reported that 25 firefighters have been sent to bring the blaze under control, backed up by two transport and extinction helicopters and a transport plane.
The emergency services were alerted to the fire in an area of countryside known as El Argamason close to the road connecting Turre village with Cabrera by several calls to the 112 emergency number just before 2pm.
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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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