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Forest fire breaks out in Frigiliana

A FOREST FIRE has broken out in the Axarquia municipality of Frigiliana

A forest fire is reported to have broken out this afternoon, Monday, September 27, at around 6.30pm, in the Frigiliana area of Pago Piedras Blancas, as announced by Plan Infoca – the Forest Fire Fighting Service of Andalucia – on its official Twitter account.
It is believed that a team of 52 forest firefighters is involved in tackling this blaze in the Axarquia region of the Costa de Sol, with the assistance of an operations technician, an environmental officer, a fire engine, with aeriel help from three LA-7, MA-7, and KA-70 transport and firefighting helicopters, plus one heavy bomber KA-4 helicopter, with an ACOA-4 coordination aircraft also involved.
Firefighters from the Provincial Fire Consortium of the Provincial Council of Malaga are also at the location fighting the fire, along with teams from Nerja and Velez-Malaga.
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Chris King

Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]

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