Infoca worker dies in forest fire

A worker with the firefighting unit Infoca died on Tuesday morning while attending a forest fire in Senés, Almería.

José Torres Segura, aged 42 years, was a resident of nearby Turrillas and had ten years experience wotking with Infoca.

He apparently suffered a blackout while working and, as a result, fell down a ravine, suffering severe head injuries. Attempts at resuscitation were unsuccessful.

The fire, which destroyed 10 hectares of land, was stabilised within two hours.

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