British resident arrested for accidentally starting Nerja fire

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Firefighters were called out Monday at around 1.30pm to extinguish a forest fire near to Nerja in an area known as the Cerro de San Isidro. From what we know it appears as if a 45-year-old British resident of Nerja is responsible after admitting he lit a small fire to burn some rubbish. The small fire quickly spread due to …

150 people evacuated from Nerja hotel

Hotel workers called 112 early Friday morning after a fire broke out in the kitchen of the Hotel Marinas de Nerja.   150 hotel guests who were mostly still in bed were told to evacuate their rooms by the Guardia Civil until the fire was put out by the emergency services. Once firefighters had extinguished the fire and it was …

Fire at churreria

A 28-year-old man had to be treated for smoke inhalation following a fire at the churreria in calle San Miguel, Nerja (opposite the Mercadona supermarket).

Forest fire stabilised

A forest fire was declared at 15:57 today, Wednesday, in the Cerro de la Cabeza del Caballo area of the Sierras Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama in Nerja.

Fire in calle Almirante Carranza

A fire in the early hours of Thursday caused damage to around 1,000 square metres of scrub land in calle Almirante Carranza.

Small fire at a hotel

There was a small fire at an hotel in calle Chaparil in the early hours of Thursday morning, although it did require the precautionary evacuation of the premises as well as those of another nearby hotel and several bars in the area.

Small fire at Burriana beach

There was a small fire at the end of Burriana beach at the weekend, with an area of around 75 square metres being affected.

Garage fires force 15 to flee

Two separate garage fires within minutes of each other in the early hours of Saturday 28th March caused 15 persons to be evacuated from their homes. The first fire broke out in Arroyo de la Miel, Benalmadena at 03:41am and resulted in one car being burned and 8 persons being led from their homes as a safety precaution by firemen. …