More fire photos

Here are some photos sent to me by John Furley, taken early this morning. I should stress that now (12.51) only a few plumes of smoke from the other side of the mountain are visible, but plenty of planes and activity still going on. The road to Cortijo Grande is still closed, although a number of private cars have been escorted to the entrance where they are waiting, so it may be that house owners Continue reading More fire photos

Fire was “probably” caused by a lightening strike

Infoca, the forest fire people, say that the probably cause of the fire was a lightening strike from the storms we had yesterday. While Almeria city and Albox suffered intermittent showers throughout the day, the Levante just had a dry thunderstorm, steady winds and temperatures of up to 40ºC.