UPDATE: Infoca declares forest fire in Benahavis municipality of Malaga stabilised

UPDATE: Infoca declares forest fire in Benahavis municipality of Malaga stabilised

Image of forest fire in the Benahavis area of Malaga province. Credit: Twitter@Plan_INFOCA

A forest fire has been declared by Infoca in the Benahavis region of the Costa del Sol in Malaga province.

UPDATE: Tuesday, November 15 at 11·27pm

At 11:05pm this evening, Infoca declared the forest fire as stabilised in the Camino de Campanes area of Benahavis in Malaga province. Being stabilised does not mean that the fire is extinguished but that it is under control and does not pose a further threat to its surroundings.

The Infoca firefighters will remain at the scene until the incident is declared extinguished. 

Tuesday, November 15 at 9:45pm

UPDATE: The fire is located in the region of Camino de Campanes, and the number of resources has just been increased to 32 firefighters. 

Infoca declared a forest fire this evening, Tuesday, November 15, in the Benahavis area of the Costa del Sol, in Malaga province. As reported on its official Twitter profile, two groups of specialised forest fighters have been deployed to the scene. They are accompanied by an environmental officer and two heavy fire appliances.

This is a breaking news story and we will try to keep you updated as more information becomes available, thank you.


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Chris King

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