On Monday night, Guardia Civil Mountain Rescue (Sereim) officers located and rescued four mountaineers who had managed to become disoriented while hiking in the mountains between Málaga and Granada provinces. They had set off from Canillas de Aceituno but the weather caused them to lose their way and they phoned for help.
Two people trapped this morning when a building in avenida Primero de Mayo in Betxí, Castellón, collapsed have been rescued. The building collapsed at 09:30 this morning for reasons as yet unknown.
Local Police in Pizarra were called out to rescue an Eagle Owl caught in a fence in the Zalea area of the town. Once freed, the owl was treated by a local vet and then taken to the Recovery Centre for Endangered Species (CREA).
The president of the Junta de Andalucia, José Antonio Griñan, has said that for the time being, Andalucia will continue to work with its own resources and watch the market trends before deciding whether it needs to resort to a rescue, as is already the case with several other autonomous regions.
A woman who fractured her ankle after a fall in a cave in Puerto de Lifa, Ronda, had to be rescued by helicopter due to the difficulty in accessing the area. She was flown to hospital in Málaga.
One of the two people buried under the rubble of a house after it collapsed has been rescued and contact has been made with the second person by mobile telephone.
A 75 year old man had to be rescued after fainting during a hike along the rio Higuerón in Frigiliana. Fire Brigade officers transported him by stretcher to a safe point where he could be airlifted out of the area.
A 39 year old man was rescued after spending nine hours trapped under his tractor after it fell down a slope on his farm in the Las Viñas area of Ardales, Málaga province.
Members of the Marine Rescue Service and Guardia Civil carried out the rescue of 12 sub-Saharans on Friday morning in the Straits of Gibraltar.
Four fishermen were rescued early this morning after their boat caught fire about seven miles off the fishing port of Adra, Almeria. All the crew were rescued in good health.