Several thousand residents were evacuated after a major fire, one stray out of control in the southern parts of Spain and get to the resort town of Marbella on the coast of the Costa del Sol.
The fire started near the port city of Malaga August 30, 2012 in the afternoon and spread to the west, amplified strong winds and high temperatures. Two people suffered burns moderately, and several thousand people have been evacuated to a sports center. Many homes were destroyed in flames.
Region of the Costa del Sol is especially popular for its beaches and nightlife among tourists. Spanish firefighters have long fought the fire, as the flames reached about 10 to 15 meters in height. Local authorities do not know the reason why the fire started, but he hoped to stop the flame to the end of the day on August 31. This year, the fires burned thousands of hectares of land, and the temperature readings have broken records in some areas.