The main bulk of the fire is out, although it is still burning away up in the mountains.
Over 2,000 heactacres (20 square km) was burnt, according to media reports. It has been confirmed by an eyewitness that Finca Listonero was burnt, along with a number of cortijos close by. El Almeria newspaper says that around 20 cortijos were destroyed.
The flames did come down very close to Turre, and several fire breaks were made by the army just outside the town.
The fire reached a level 2, and a battalion of troops (around 120) were deployed to the area overnight to protect Turre and Mojacar, along with heavy earth moving equipment.
While the troops have been stood down, local media report that aerial units are still trying to extinguish the fires blazing up in the mountains.