Tagged: FIRE

Alicante Attic Fire Threatens Building

Firefighters extinguished a fire in a third-floor Alicante apartment attic that had endangered the roof of a building in calle Castaños. The fire service received notice at around 14:00 on Monday that the building was on fire, sending three crews to the scene. The fire was located in the wooden attic, hampering extinction because of …

Another House Fire in Alicante

Fire crews across the Alicante province have been utilised to capacity recently, partly due to a number of forest fires, and partly due to an increase in the number of house fires. The latest,…

Scrap Yard fire in Orihuela

Firefighters from the Alicante Provincial Fire Consortium battled a fire in a scrap yard that burned around 2,000 square metres of scrapped vehicles in the town of El Escorratel, Orihuela (Alicante) on Thursday. The…

Alicante Bingo Hall Evacuated

Alicante Bingo Hall Evacuated

Some 200 people were evacuated from a bingo hall in the centre of Alicante on Thursday after a fire broke out.
The city was celebrating a local holiday and so the venue was busier than normal, but luckily nobody was injured in the blaze attended by the…

Raging Fire at Novvo Factory in Cox Is Contained by Several Local Fire Crews

Raging Fire at Novvo Factory in Cox Is Contained by Several Local Fire Crews

Fire crews from Almoradi, Torrevieja, and Orihuela spent four hours trying a get a blaze under control at a warehouse unit on an industrial unit in the Cox area. The fire happened last Friday early evening on the San Fernando industrial estate off the N-340 road at the Novvo factory, which makes bathroom and shower

Beware of Fire Risks

Spain is currently on a heightened alert status for the risk of forest fires, a devastating phenomenon that can take lives, livelihoods and homes, and a situation which is usually caused by simple neglect. In Spain, it is estimated that Read More …

Santa Pola Fire Extinguished

Santa Pola Fire Extinguished

A forest fire which took hold in the Salinas de Santa Pola on Wednesday was finally brought under control at 18:30, but not before it had destroyed almost a hectare of shrub land. Two amphibious planes, a helicopter and numerous Read More …