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Wildfire in southern Spain forces around 2,000 people to flee their homes


  • Around 2,000 people have left their homes after wildfires broke out in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia. 
  • One emergency worker has been killed in the blaze, which began on Wednesday on high ground above the popular resort town of Estepona on the Costa del Sol. 
  • The Spanish Government has deployed a military unit to help firefighters in the mountainous region. 
  • 6 more towns and villages were evacuated on 13 Sep and huge plumes of smoke could be seen from miles away.