A TOTAL of 32 firefighters are currently tackling a blaze on a Mijas hillside, according to the Andalucian wildfire agency.
Plan INFOCA said wildfire specialists have been sent to Majadilla del Muerte near La Cala de Mijas to put out the blaze. Two firefighting planes have also been dispatched, the agency said.
DECLARADO #IFMijas, #Málaga, paraje Majadilla del Muerto. Medios de Infoca: 2 aéreos, 32 bomberos forestales (incluye una Brica), 2 técnicos de operaciones #TOP y 1 agente de medio ambiente #AAMM pic.twitter.com/O2KvZfNQNz
— INFOCA (@Plan_INFOCA) July 2, 2019
It comes after firefighters were sent to tackle a fire near La Cala’s Hipodromo yesterday (Monday).
Footage posted by Plan INFOCA on Twitter this evening showed flames spreading across the Majadilla del Muerte hillside near to an urbanisation.