Forest Fire Breaks Out on Costa del Sol, Prompting Evacuations

A forest fire erupted in the Sierra Bermeja national park near the resort town of Estepona, on Spain’s Costa del Sol, on September 8, leading hundreds to be evacuated.

Video posted to Facebook by Spanish firefighters shows the wildfire that night.

The service said fire crews were deployed from other municipalities in the province, with 250 personnel and 12 firetrucks involved, as well as special medical units.

Around 500 people were evacuated, local news said. Credit: Firefighters Consortium of the Malaga Provincial Council via Storyful

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