Residents Evacuate Due to Wildfire Burning in Malaga, Spain


Hundreds of homes were evacuated in a town in Spain’s Malaga province on July 15 due to wildfires in the Sierra de Mijas mountain range. This image shows the fire above the town of Alharin de la Torre on Friday night. Mayor Joaquin Villanova Ruda said 300 homes were evacuated Friday as a precaution. On Friday afternoon, Andalusian authorities declared a level 1 emergency plan for the fire and urged caution. The EU’s Copernicus emergency management service warned of “extreme fire risk” in southern Europe on July 15. Credit: @Alvarit47986512 via Storyful

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