As of Monday, the fire had burned some 12,000 hectares (more than 29,000 acres).
Winds of up to 50 km per hour fanned the blaze as it burned highly flammable eucalyptus and pine trees, local news reported.
This clip, released by a Spanish government office in Andalusia, shows smoke clouds billowing from the Almonaster La Real fire as viewed from the air.
“Much work remains, but we are taking a big step towards the control and definitive extinction of the fire,” Andalusian regional president Juan Manuel Moreno said. Credit: Delegación del Gobierno en Andalucía via Storyful