LATEST: Costa del Sol wildfire ‘controlled’

WILDFIRE: Ground crews tackle the flames near Benahavis WILDFIRE: Ground crews tackle the flames near Benahavis INFOCA

SPECIALIST forestry firefighters have stabilised a wildfire that broke out this morning at Benahavis, near Marbella on the Costa del Sol.

Almost a hundred ground operatives from INFOCA worked on the steeply-sloping terrain at Finca La Resina to contain the fire.

They were joined by one helicopter, five pumping trucks as well as medical personnel and environmental experts.

The fire was declared stabilised at 1.30pm and crews continue working to control and extinguish it.

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