WATCH: Wildfire still raging in Mojacar’s Sierra Cabrera on Spain’s Costa Almeria

DRAMATIC: The blaze turned the Mojacar Playa sky dark orange on Sunday evening CREDIT: INFOCA Twitter @Plan_INFOCA

A WILDFIRE is still raging in the Sierra Cabrera in popular holiday resort Mojacar on Spain’s Costa Almeria on Sunday night.
The blaze broke out early afternoon in an area of steep, easily burning terrain in Llanos de Anton in Carboneras, the Andalucia Infoca wildfire prevention service reported.
The latest Infoca update says there are seven helicopters and five planes battling to put out the fire, along with seven groups of forest firefighters.


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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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