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Malaga University 'fire' proves to be false alarm

Fernando torres / álvaro frías

Residents of the Teatinos area of Malaga were alarmed on Wednesday night by the apparent sighting of flames in the tower of the Faculty of Education Sciences and Psychology of Malaga University. Photos and videos of the 'fire' spread quickly on ... social media but the fire service was quickly able to confirm it was a false alarm. It is unclear what caused this apparent optical illusion.



‘Haute’ cuisine for Debra from top chef


García’s challenge was to reach the top of La Concha, at 1,215 metres above sea level, and to prepare a dish when he got there. He set off from Marbella fire station on Thursday morning at 9am, accompanied by several members of the local fire brigade, ... challenge to raise awareness of the association and butterfly skin patients. This is not the first time that Debra has reached the summit of La Concha. In 2016, also with the support of the Marbella fire brigade, a bench was carried up and installed at the



Smoke visible for miles around as fire rages through unit on the Guadalhorce industrial estate

fernando torres

A fire on the Guadalhorce industrial estate on the outskirts of Malaga city raged through a unit on Tuesday afternoon, sending up a large column of smoke, visible from several kilometres away. The 112 emergency hotline received various calls at ... videobrightcove6197986055001 Pedro J. Quero The plot from which the fire originated is an industrial unit where ... of land next to the burnt-out plot and the owners have been following the fire closely to avoid any risk to the animals. Infoca, the agency specialising in forest fires, was notified because of the flames' proximity to Malaga Airport and an area of



Mijas starts preparing Las Lagunas fire station land with test drilling

andrea jiménez / neil hesketh

Ground tests are under way on the land that will shortly become Mijas' new fire station. Shoppers at the Parque Miramar have become accustomed to seeing the work in recent weeks as the land is prepared between the retail park stores and the A-7 Coín ... road junction, in Las Lagunas. The land covers 6,000 square metres and two facilities will be built on it; an emergency training centre and the fire engine shed itself. "The drilling in different parts of the site tells us what the quality of the ... earth is like, in order to carry out the construction properly," said José Carlos Martín, local councillor for Infrastructure. "With the new fire station, we can take a leap forward in the quality of service, as we can acquire new equipment that



Couple arrested for 'serious negligence' which led to Laguna Village fire

fernando torres

A couple have been arrested over their role in the fire which spread to the Laguna Village shopping and leisure complex in Estepona on Saturday afternoon. Those arrested are a man and a woman, 43 and 51, respectively, of Spanish nationality. They ... near the river Padrón caused the fire which was spread rapidly by the wind. see more In context Laguna Village shopping complex 'burned to the ground' in forest fire Photo gallery 1 Flames engulf popular beachside leisure spot Photo ... to the investigations. Burned 'to the ground' The fire, which took more than 24 hours to extinguish, spread rapidly from this cabin north of the A-7 to the Laguna Village complex where the buildings' roofs were made of wood. Witnesses said that



Police believe forest fire which tore through Laguna Village may have been started deliberately

fernando torres

Police investigating the forest fire which burned the beachside Laguna Village shopping and leisure complex "to the ground" on Saturday believe that the blaze may have been started deliberately. This is according to SUR sources who add that no ... arrests have yet been made. The fire, which was declared at around 2pm on Saturday was not completely extinguished until 3pm on Sunday, with firefighters working around the clock and against the elements to contain the spread. The specific ... circumstances in which the fire started are still unclear but what is known is that the flames originated in the area of the river Padrón, near an area known as Prado World to the north of the A-7. Strong gusts of wind caused it to move southwards, crossing the



Fire destroys Mollina's "English" holiday park


More than fifty prefabricated mobile homes burned down on Sunday evening when a fire broke out at the Pueblo Fiesta Lazy Days holiday park in Mollina. Around 90 people were on the site at the time, most of them British, said municipal sources. No ... one was injured in the fire although the emergency services treated several people for shock and panic attacks. Evacuated residents and holidaymakers were put up at the nearby Ceulaj youth residence, or taken in by friends or relatives. ... Firefighters from the provincial fire consortium were deployed to the site, in the area known as Cañada Realenga, along with members of the Civil Protection organisation, health emergency services, Local Police and Guardia Civil officers. The flames were



Laguna Village shopping complex in Estepona 'burned to the ground' in forest fire

fernando torres / europa press

...them south, setting fire to one of the buildings in the Laguna Village complex, where the roofs are made of wood. According to witnesses, the flames then carried from one building to another, helped by the wind, before reaching the Kempinski hotel. ... According to the mayor of Estepona, José María García Urbano, this left the shopping centre "completely burned to the ground" but "no has one suffered injuries". Urbano has also confirmed that the fire has been "contained", but not yet extinguished, but



Second fire at a hotel mired in a complex ongoing legal dispute

Fernando TORRES

...when police were involved. In 2017, a fire grenade was thrown into the building causing substantial damage to the ground floor, although the hotel was closed at the time. Neighbours have also frequently complained about noisy outdoor parties with



Estepona mayor aims to fast track Laguna Village rebuild in time for Easter


...arrested over their possible role in the fire which destroyed the popular beachside complex outside Estepona last Saturday were provisionally released by a judge on Thursday. Those held were a man and a woman, 43 and 51, respectively, of Spanish ... Padrón river caused the fire, which was fanned by the wind across to the beach side of the A-7 coastal motorway. The rough structure was 'hooked up illegally' to the mains around 100 metres away by the couple, with power cables running along the ground,



Investigators search for clues as to what started the deadly fire at Sisu Hotel near Puerto Banús


Police have been searching inside the fire-damaged Sisu Boutique Hotel in Puerto Banús this week, looking for clues as to the cause of the devastating blaze there last Friday morning. A 30-year-old French guest died in the dramatic fire, visible ... from most of Marbella. Forensic experts were inside the badly damaged building and grounds on Monday, combing the site for evidence. Second fire at a hotel mired in a complex ongoing legal dispute The investigators are working with the so-far ... confidential initial findings of Marbella fire brigade after they had damped down the final flames last Friday. Sources said that the investigators used a drone to overfly the site, trying to ascertain if the deadly blaze had been started deliberately or was



Mollina fire started in an empty property, says firefighters' report

fernando torres

The fire that destroyed a total of 40 mobile homes in the Lazy Days Pueblo Fiesta campsite in Mollina on Sunday broke out in an empty property. This is the initial conclusion of the Malaga provincial firefighting consortium (CPB) whose report will ... fires in Humilladero and Ronda also broke out on Sunday evening. The fire reached excessively high temperatures due to the materials used in the construction of the static caravans. The firefighting operation had its moments of risk, said Marmolejo,



Frying pan or fire?

Ángel Escalera

They say that when a man had been given a death sentence by a judge, he was asked if he would prefer to die by hanging or being garotted. His answer, which was completely ignored by the insensitive executioner, was: "I want to live!" Which of cour



Homes evacuated in Benahavís fire that damaged three hectares on Sunday evening


Several homes were evacuated on Sunday evening after fire broke out just before 6pm on land between the Gazules del Sol residential estate and the Guadamina river, close to the A-7175 that connects Benahavís with the coast. The wind caused the ... Thirty firefighters from the Infoca forest fire unit were sent in to tackle the blaze, along with two helicopters, among other vehicles and a reinforcement team. The fire was under control soon after 10pm. Fire in Olvera Firefighters were still ... working on Monday morning to control a forest fire that broke out on Sunday evening in Olvera (Cadiz province) and also affected part of the municipality of Cañete la Real (Malaga). Around 100 firefighters were working to control the blaze, which was



Australia on fire


It wasn't the first time that Australian winemaker James Tilbrook had seen his future hanging by a thread, dependent on what would happen in the next few hours. WINE OF THE WEEK Monte Real Reserva Bodegas Riojanas was one of the very first wine



Police believe Marbella beach club fire could have been started intentionally

charo márquez

The National Police have launched an investigation into a potential arson attack after a fire broke out at the Naô Pool beach club in Nueva Andalucía, managed by the son of Marbella businesswoman Olivia Valère, in the early hours of Tuesday morning. ... The damage only affected part of the exterior of the club which was able to open the next day, albeit two hours later than planned, as its essential services were not affected. At the same time as the fire broke out, firefighters in Marbella also had ... to respond to reports of three cars ablaze in the Bello Horizonte residential development. Early signs suggest that the fire at the beach club could have been intentional and a link to the vehicles has not yet been ruled out.



Fire breaks out in flat on Balcón de Europa in Nerja

eugenio cabezas

Around 20 people were evacuated from their homes after a fire broke out in a top floor flat on Nerja's Balcón de Europa on Wednesday morning. The owner of the flat, former councillor and architect, Bernardo Pozuelo, was alerted to the incident ... while in a nearby café. He said that the fire had destroyed "a lot of wood and books" in the home which he was in the process of moving out of in order to sell. Initial investigations suggest the fire was caused by a short circuit in the sauna.



British pensioner dies in Torremolinos flat fire


A British man aged 79 died in a fire at his home in Torremolinos last Saturday morning. Neighbours raised the alarm at the ten-storey block of flats on the Avenida de Benálmadena in the resort. Emergency services found the Briton's body inside.



Trees planted to repopulate area affected by Cómpeta forest fire in 2014


Around 100 Cómpeta residents, including a number of foreigners, helped to plant 250 pine trees in the Sierra Almijara mountains near the village last week. The area was severely affected by a fire in 2014, which destroyed around 220 hectares of ... forest and 20 hectares of urban land. The town hall, which organised the event, said the objective was to repopulate the area with the species of tree lost during the fire.



Lightning thought to have caused Benalgalbón beach bar fire

Eugenio Cabezas

The Amalia beach bar on Torre de Benagalbón's promenade was completely burned out after a fire broke out in the building in the early hours of last Saturday morning. Despite the rainfall and firefighters' attempts to put out the flames, the bar ... was completely gutted. Guardia Civil officers are carrying out an investigation into the origin of the fire, which is thought to have been caused either by a lightning strike or an electrical fault.



In case of fire


...of fire. What starts as a carelessly discarded cigarette butt or a spark can, within minutes, develop into a raging inferno as the fire gathers speed over the parched undergrowth. We have all attended fire drills in hotels, on board ships or in ... offices and many regard it as a bit of fun, not to be taken too seriously - after all fire is something which happens to someone else. Perhaps we unconsciously reject an unpleasant thing from our minds and instead dwell on more desirable things. The ... simple fact is fire is real and is a threat to every household. Everyone should have a fire plan, especially if you have pets, as they rely on you for their guidance. Circumstances vary but a few basic rules apply. I believe it is vital to keep a collar



Man who set fire to partner’s house on trial

alvaro frías/juan cano

A man is on trial accused of setting fire to his partner’s flat after an argument in April 2018. The man also allegedly threatened his partner in front of his two children. Neighbours heard him shouting “I’m going to rip your head off and cut you ... up”. The accused and the victim used to live together in a rented flat in the Parque del Sur district of Malaga. The flat owner claims that over 20,000 euros of damage was caused by the fire. Prosecutors believe that the accused should be handed a



Peppers, from fire to sweetness


Christopher Columbus did not return from his first trip to America in triumph. The 'West Indies' he had reached by sailing westwards lacked the valuable spices he had gone to look for. Therefore, in his audience with the Catholic Monarchs, he focused



Arantxa and Adriana fire Femenino to deserved victory

silvia rodríguez. adg

Malaga Femenino picked up three points from their visit to Levante B on Saturday, and could easily have returned to the Costa del Sol with a far better goal difference than their 2-1 victory gave them. Although the visitors were the superior team f



Sneezy like a Monday morning

Peter Edgerton

...snorting fire from my nostrils. "It was unbelievable - whipped his mask off, didn't cover his face and sneezed freely and heavily into the air." A short yet disturbing pause followed. And then... "Yeah, yeah, I do that." "Eh?" My head was spinning at



Benahavís fire near La Zagaleta is controlled


Last Saturday night the fear of forest fire near Marbella became real again with an outbreak in the Sierra Palmitera nature reserve, next to the La Zagaleta luxury development, in Benahavís municipality. More than 70 firefighters and coordinators ... worked to bring the blaze under control with other emergency services. The alarm was raised at around 11pm at night and it wasn't until 7am on Sunday morning that the fire was officially brought under control.



The only woman at the sardine fire


...later in 'chiringuitos' (beach restaurants) alongside professionals that she says she really picked up the tricks of the trade. "The sardines are toasted in the heat from the flames, a kind of hot chamber that forms between the fire and the fish," she ... the fire. However the reason for this tradition being special to the Costa del Sol is clear: "The small sardine that lives in the Alboran Sea is exceptional, first for its small size (around 12 centimetres), its shiny skin and for being especially ... the sardines are at their best between May and August, but the espeteros don't stand with their arms folded for the rest of the year, when other types of fish are cooked in the same way. But spending the day in front of a fire in the heat of the



Investigation concludes Moliere Playa beach bar fire was started by accident


The Moliere Playa beach bar on the Torremolinos promenade was "completely destroyed", according to several witnesses, after a fire swept through the premises on Saturday afternoon. The flames, which were first noted around noon, quickly burned the ... bar's structure and were carried by the wind to several palm trees nearby. An investigation into the event, which fortunately did not result in any injuries, concluded that the fire was started by accident. Five teams from the Torremolinos fire ... waste from the area around the establishment. The Local Police's help was also required to cordon off the area and divert traffic onto alternative routes with the smoke impeding visibility. Imminent closure Prior to the fire, the beach bar's owners



Bush fire damages land around Tibetan temple near Benalmádena


Last Saturday morning fire was spotted in undergrowth on land next to the Stupa, the gold-topped Tibetan temple near Benalmádena Pueblo. Forest fire protection service, Infoca, said that 34 fire officers, three operations directors, an ... environmental expert and a water plane were sent to the scene. By 2pm the fire, which had spread close the hillside viewpoint around the building, was under control although officers stayed well into the afternoon extinguishing it. Flames were visible from a



Casares forest fire damage limited by sudden wind change


A forest fire broke out on Tuesday evening in the Sierra Crestellina near the town of Casares, forcing the closure of the MA-8300 and the evacuation of around twenty homes. A team including 120 firefighters, six specialist advisers and four ... environment agency workers, equipped with six helicopters and seven fire trucks, battled the flames throughout the evening and the next day. The first emergency calls reached the authorities at 7.05pm, with callers reporting a forest fire in a pine forest ... during the fire; the owner, a Russian man, sheltered in his swimming pool until the emergency services arrived. The mayor of Casares, Pepe Carrasco, expressed his relief that more homes weren't affected, given how many there are in the area. George, a



Benalmádena fire causes kilometres of tailbacks


A forest fire that broke out on Thursday evening in the El Higuerón area of Benalmádena caused long tailbacks after some lanes of the A-7 motorway were closed to traffic. As of 8pm, according to the Infoca wildfire response unit, there were 83



Three killed and six injured in Catalan factory explosion


...employee died in hospital on Wednesday. The explosion caused shock waves over a wide area and fire broke out at the plant. Initially local residents were told to stay indoors because of fear of toxic gas. However emergency services later said that it was



The fire sale starts now

Rob Palmer

It's going to be like one of those furniture sales you see around Christmas time: "Billions of pounds' worth of stock must go!" Real Madrid need to ignite a fire sale; not one player can be assured of a locker at the Bernabéu next season. It's



Town hall estimates 20 hectares were burned in Marbella fire


Marbella town hall estimates that the fire on scrubland near the Bello Horizonte development on Thursday night last week (22 August) destroyed a total of 20 hectares (49 acres) of land. Emergency services began receiving reports of smoke, that ... could be seen as far away as Puerto Banús, at around 8.20pm. Forty homes were evacuated as a safety precaution as the fire blazed close to the AP-7 motorway. According to Infoca, the body responsible for the control and prevention of forest fires, 70 ... fire would develop. At about 8am on Friday morning, Infoca announced that the fire was under control. This fire broke out just a day after a hillside blaze in neighbouring Estepona, which destroyed 330 hectares (815 acres), was brought under



Reforming the reforms

Mark Nayler

Spain’s new leftist government has made its first amendment to the controversial labour laws introduced by Mariano Rajoy in 2012. Announced by labour minister Yolanda Díaz this week, the reform will make it less easy for companies to fire workers