Forest Fire

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Forest Fire

Postby Geoff D » Wed Jun 30, 2010 9:50 am

I believe there has been a serious fire around Mijas. Does anyone have any info ?
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Re: Forest Fire

Postby crazydiamond » Wed Jun 30, 2010 10:39 am

The fire started on Monday afternoon. We used the Mijas road to get to the coast but when we returned we could see the fire very close to the pueblo and water bombers were flying over. The road was closed and was apparantly still shut yesterday but not sure of the situation today. Hopefully someone will come along with an update and more importantly I hope there were no injuries or too much damage. It was awful to see the hillside in flames and so dangerously close to Mijas.

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Re: Forest Fire

Postby flan_taster » Wed Jun 30, 2010 3:15 pm

There's a report on here:
http://www.malagahoy.es/article/malaga/ ... mijas.html
Seems that some bodged illegal wiring at a transformer in the Puerto Colorado area affected about 8 hectares. This is the same area that is recovering from the disastrous fire in 2001 that affected 500 hectares.

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Re: Forest Fire

Postby princess peach » Thu Jul 01, 2010 11:43 am

aww,i really hate fires.all the poor animals and plants that get damaged /killed. :( Hope no one has been hurt.

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Re: Forest Fire

Postby .Griff. » Thu Jul 01, 2010 5:54 pm

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Re: Forest Fire

Postby Geoff D » Sun Jul 04, 2010 12:25 pm

Thanks for the info guys.

It doesn't seem too bad. We were in Mijas in 2001 (gosh was it so long ago) when the big fire raged over the hill. I can still smell the smoke just thinking about it.

Lets hope that is the end of it for this year
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Re: Forest Fire

Postby janda_grant2 » Sun Jul 04, 2010 6:52 pm

Up our way the ayuntamiento has issued a letter stating if you own land in the campo that is deemed dirty (rat infested) and/or a fire hazzard they will be fining you 60 - 150€. Theys should add an extra 0 - that may make people sit up and do something! Our road burns out every year, always from the same plot!
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