Another Motril Vega Fire | Costa Tropical Gazette News

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Two people were injured, trying to put out a fire on vega farmland between Motril and Salobreña this afternoon.

The fire was phoned in to 112 around 14.15h; the first of around 40 calls.

The emergency call centre despatch both the Almuñécar and Motril fire services, as well as alerting the forest-fire service, informs.

Also sent in were the Local Police, the National Police and personnel from the Agrupación de Voluntarios de Protección Civil de Motril.

The fire was near the N-340 main road and affected vegetation on uncultivated land and threatened two cortijos, according to a spokesperson for one of the fire services at the scene.

Two individuals who tried to help put out the fire suffered burns and were attended to by medical personnel.

(News: Motril, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia – Photos: Paula Rogers & Steve Campen)

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