By Cathy Elelman • 11 August 2019 • 18:41
PLAN INFOCA firefighters are batting a wildfire which broke out in Torrox on the Costa Axarquia at around 4pm today, Sunday.
A team fighting the flames on the ground are backed up by two helicopters and an aircraft.
Plan Infoca had put out a warning about the high or extreme risk of wildfires across Andalucia today due to the State Meteorology Agency yellow warning for high temperatures.
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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.
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