BREAKING UPDATE: Huge fire in Elviria Marbella brought under control by Andalucia’s Plan Infoca

ANDALUCIA’S forest firefighting service, Plan Infoca, confirmed that the fire that broke out in Marbella’s Elviria on Wednesday, September 7, is now under control.

UPDATE 6.42 pm (September 7) – The fire that broke out in Marbella’s Elviria (Malaga) on Wednesday, September 7, is now under control, according to Plan Infoca.

“🔴 CONTROLLED at 18.00 hours #IFMarbella, #Malaga. We continue with its completion and clearance,” a Twitter post from the firefighters read,


ORIGINAL 3.22 pm (September 7) – Videos have emerged online showing a huge fire that has broken out in Marbella’s Elviria on Wednesday, September 7.

The Andalucian forest firefighting service, Plan Infoca, is currently battling a blaze that has broken out in Elviria, Marbella (Málaga). Videos show the extent of the blaze.

The Plan Infoca wrote on Twitter that two helicopters, two fire engines and a crew of over 50 were at the scene.

According to initial reports, firefighters were dispatched to the scene at around 2.32 pm.

One person posted a video on Instagram with the caption: “Fire 🔥 in Elviria.”

 

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Marbella Se Queja (@marbellasequeja2021)

While another person wrote: “It’s getting complicated 🔥 coming close to homes.”

 

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Marbella Se Queja (@marbellasequeja2021)

 

The fire in Malaga’s Marbella comes after firefighters in Malaga city made a tragic discovery on the evening of Friday, August 26.

Fire crews had turned out to tackle a house fire but once the flames had been extinguished and the property ventilated of smoke, the lifeless body of a 60-year-old male was found.


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