A fire in Chorrosquina, Algeciras, last night resulted in the destruction of 25 hectares of scrub and woodland and forced the evacuation of 118 people from their homes.
In the early hours of this morning, 300 people had to be evacuated from urbanisation Buenavista in Mijas as a forest fire advanced towards their homes.
The Campo de Gibraltar has suffered one of the worst fires of the summer in Spain, with 480 hectares of land destroyed so far and necessitating the evacuation of 1,000 people from their homes.
A 46 year old resident of Rociana del Condado, Huelva, has been arrested in connection with a forest fire on July 27th in the municipality of Almonte and has been charged with recklessly starting a forest fire through the negligent burning of rubble. The fire destroyed roughly one hectare of pine forest in the Alto del Peguero park area near Almonte.
A fire in the La Grulla’ park area near Moguer, Huelva, is now under control, for the second time.
A forest fire near Mollina has destroyed 65 hectares of scrub land and trees.
A forest fire in the municipality of Turre, Almería, yesterday destroyed an area of scrub land in the paraje Los Murtales de Sierra Cabrera.
The Supreme Court has confirmed a sentence of eight years in prison for a man who caused a devastating fire near Ojén.