Author: Alex Glenn


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Firefighters to the rescue after giant cactus calamity in Spain

In a spiky mission, firefighters from Spain’s Benidorm tackled a giant cactus. The Alicante Fire Brigade were called out to an unusual scene on Wednesday, May 4. The officers were left tackling a prickly situation after a giant cactus fell over on a public road when the area was hit by strong winds and storms.