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Benalmádena fire causes kilometres of tailbacks

Benalmádena fire causes kilometres of tailbacks
/ Charo Moreno
  • According to the Infoca wildfire response unit, there are almost a hundred firefighters on the ground and eight aircraft working to bring the flames under control

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 firefighters on the ground and eight aircraft working to bring the flames under control.

Tailbacks stretched for eight kilometres.