UPDATE: Wildfire declared controlled in Andalucia

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Karl Smallman
WILDFIRE: Helicopter support has been called in (File photograph)

EMERGENCY SERVICES quickly controlled a wildfire in Andalucia in southern Spain this afternoon (Tuesday).

The blaze was reported in the area of Paraje Cortijo la Hoya in Algeciras in the province of Cadiz.

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Specialist INFOCA firefighters and air support from helicopters were called in.

Almost the entire area of Andalucia is on heightened alert for wildfires as the heatwave and high-temperature weather warnings remain in place across much of the country.




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  1. Very sad news about the fires, please try and keep safe. But they will still carry on with the fireworks? Had some here in Torrox only a couple of days ago. Yer couldn’t make it up.

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