(Agencies) A fire broke out at around 2pm yesterday in the mountains behind Estepona. The news as we write is that it began in the Los Pedregales area, has destroyed most of the San Isidro Labrador municipal Park and seriously threatens a 5000 year old Megalithic burial ground. It has also moved in on the municipality of Casares,>PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ITEMS SUCH AS THIS MAY BE SUBJECT TO SUBSCRIPTION IN THE FUTURE but you can make a donation NOW, too! Please click here for more information on how to help us continue. (This item was not ‘only’ translated)
whose Mayor, Antonia Morera, says that efforts are now being made to make sure it does not cross over to Sierra Bermeja (the mountain we can see from Jimena, looking East).
Strong Levante winds have made controlling it extremely difficult. According to Infoca, two watch and coordination planes, two earth carrying planes, two amphibious planes, four transport and extinction helicopters, and two large cargo choppers, left the scene at nightfall. However, more than one hundred firefighters on foot and ground vehicles arestill battling at the flames.
(If you enjoyed this article, or found it useful, please consider making a donation to JimenaPulse. Click here for more information.)