Forest fire in Níjar under control

A forest fire which began on Wednesday evening in the Fernán Pérez area of Níjar, Almeria, is now under control after firefighters worked through the night to extinguish the blaze.

Fire in Nijar claims life of one man

A 31 year old Moroccan died and another was injured in a fire at a farmhouse in El Viso in the municipality of Nijar, Almeria.

Body found in greenhouse in Nijar

The body of 45-year-old Francisco L.P., a farmer, was found in his greenhouse in Nijar, Almeria, this morning by one of his employees. Foul play is suspected.

Body of missing bather found

Search teams have recovered the body of a 50 year old bather who disappeared after falling into the water from the rocks near Plomo in Níjar, Almeria, on August 6th. Divers, boats and a helicopter were involved in the search.

4 fires within 48 hours in Almería

Three of the four fires in Almería province have been checked, only one now remains active. At least 660 hectares of grass and scrub land has been affected by the blazes.

Canoeist drowns off Almería coast

A 38 year old man drowned after his canoe overturned at Playazo de Rodalquilar in Níjar, Almería. His companion in the canoe, which was only a few metres from the shore, managed to swim to safety. Paramedics tried to resuscitate the man but to no avail.