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Benahavís fire near La Zagaleta is controlled

  • More than 70 firefighters and coordinators worked to bring the blaze under control with other emergency services

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.