Inferno burns forested beauty spot


Although the flames have been extinguished, firefighters were still in situ today (Tuesday), pouring water on the smouldering land burned by the blaze in Azuébar.

The photo – taken by the regional emergency services department – shows the blaze in progress at the weekend, with temperatures of 40ºC complicating the battle against the inferno in countryside which lies inland from Sagunto, off the A-23 motorway.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News – available from supermarkets, tobacconists/newspaper shops and online at

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