Breaking: Blaze at Arenal Golf in Benalmadena on the Costa del Sol

The blaze has produced dense black smoke visible from some distance. CREDIT: Facebook EiA MALAGA

A BLAZE has broken out at Arenal Golf in Benalmadena.

Posts on social media report helicopters are involved in fighting the fire, which has produced a dense plume of black smoke visible from some distance.

The incident comes on a baking hot day: the State Meteorology Agency has issued an orange alert for temperatures which could push 40 degrees.

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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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