Costa Blanca South

WATCH: HUGE wildfire breaks out near Guardamar del Segura in Alicante

Share

A massive wildfire has broken out in the vicinity of the Alicante town of Guardamar del Segura.

A huge wildfire has broken out this afternoon, Saturday, August 13, reportedly in the vicinity of the ring road near the Alicante town of Guardamar del Segura on land alongside the N332. High temperatures, low humidity and strong winds are favouring the spread of the flames.

A video posted on Twitter by @Brave_spirit81 shows the extent of the blaze.

Another video of the fire was posted on Facebook by Fran Garcia, with one user commenting that they could see the smoke from the town of Quesdada, which is around 7km away from Guardamar.

 

___________________________________________________________

Thank you for taking the time to read this article. Do remember to come back and check The Euro Weekly News website for all your up-to-date local and international news stories and remember, you can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

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 editorial@euroweeklynews.com



Recent Posts

  • Spain

Covid data in Spain show hospitalisation and ICU occupancy drop but incidence rate increases

The latest Covid data published in Spain by the Ministry of Health show an increase…

27 mins ago
  • Valencia News

Workman dies after falling from the pool deck of the Polytechnic University of Valencia

A 24-year-old workman died after falling from the pool deck of the Polytechnic University of…

57 mins ago
  • Mallorca

Explosion on a boat south of Balearic island of Cabrera leaves one crew member hospitalised

One crew member was hospitalised in Palma after an explosion occurred on a boat south…

2 hours ago
  • News

A model of Britain’s first seaplane makes its inaugural flight 111 years later

An exact replica of Britain’s first seaplane took its maiden public flight in Windermere on…

2 hours ago
  • Ukraine crisis

Son of Kremlin Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov allegedly refused to be mobilised

Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin's Press Secretary, has denied the claim that his son refused to…

2 hours ago
  • USA

BREAKING: Mystery caustic material hospitalises nine people including two firemen in Jurupa Valley, California

Nine people including two firemen have been hospitalised after inhaling an unknown caustic material in…

2 hours ago