Two individuals had been injured, attempting to place out a fireplace on vega farmland between Motril and Salobreña this afternoon.
The hearth was phoned in to 112 round 14.15h; the primary of round 40 calls.
The emergency name centre despatch each the Almuñécar and Motril fireplace companies, in addition to alerting the forest-fire service, Infoca.
Additionally despatched in had been the Policía Native, the Policía Nacional and personnel from the Agrupación de Voluntarios de Protección Civil de Motril.
The hearth was close to the N-340 most important highway and affected vegetation on uncultivated land and threatened two cortijos, based on a spokesperson for one of many fireplace companies on the scene.
Infoca pitched three airborne items; a heavy-lift helicopter (MA-4) and two land-based, single-engine, water bombers (Sky Tractors), in addition to a fireplace engine.
Two people who tried to assist put out the fireplace suffered burns and had been attended to by medical personnel.
(Information: Motril, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia – Images: Paula Rogers & Steve Campen)