By Cathy Elelman • 23 April 2020 • 18:12
FIERCE: The fire broke out earlier this afternoon
CREDIT: Plan Infoca Facebook @PLANInfoca (@bomberoslevante)
A WILDFIRE is raging through an area of hilly countryside in Cuevas del Almanzora.
The Plan Infoca Andalucia firefighting service reported that a transport and extinction helicopter is helping with the effort to put out the blaze, which broke out earlier this afternoon.
Infoca also reported that strong gusts of wind have been complicating the job of bringing the flames under control.
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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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