Forest Fire on the Costa del Sol Contained

Nursing Home Evacuated Following Forest Fire In Spain’s Granada Credit: INFOCA

A Forest fire on the Costa del Sol has been contained after it burnt through an entire six hectares of bushland.

The firefighters for the Community of Andalucia (Infoca) considers the fire to be contained after it began this Tuesday in the Lomas del Real area of Marbella. According to the firefighting team, an estimated six hectares of scrubland was affected.

As reported by Infoca, the extinguishing director considers this fire to be controlled as of 10:00 a.m., an operation which they have been working on since approximately 12:40 a.m.

During the early hours of the morning, 32 forest firefighters, two environmental officers and two fire engines have worked on the extinguishing task.

The fire was stabilized at around 04:00 a.m. they have pointed out, as they thank the collaboration provided last night by fellow firefighters from Marbella.

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Laura Taylor

Laura Taylor is a graduate from the University of Leeds. At university, she obtained a Bachelors in Communication and Media, as well as a Masters in International Relations.
She is half British and half Spanish and resides in Malaga. Her focus when writing news typically encompasses national Spanish news and local news from the Costa del Sol.

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