An elderly woman has died and five people have been seriously injured after a fire on Tuesday night at the Adorea nursing home in Seville.
At around 10.30pm the 112 emergency service control room received the first of more than a dozen calls that reported the fire in the San Pablo district.
It is a private residence that has 108 apartments spread over four floors. At the time the fire started, there were about 90 people inside.
The property was evacuated and 13 people were transferred to hospital. Another 78 have been rehoused in other residences or sent to their families.
Residents of the local area helped with the evacuation by bringing blankets from their own homes.
According to the first reports the fire originated on the third floor of the building, where there were people trapped inside.
The fire was extinguished after midnight, although firefighters remained on the scene. The circumstances that caused the fire are unknown.