Alicante Attic Fire Threatens Building

Firefighters extinguished a fire in a third-floor Alicante apartment attic that had endangered the roof of a building in calle Castaños. The fire service received notice at around 14:00 on Monday that the building was on fire, sending three crews to the scene. The fire was located in the wooden attic, hampering extinction because of …

Motorcyclist Killed in Alicante

A 24-year-old has died Saturday after crashing his motorcycle against a lamppost on a curve driving along Avenida de Elche in Alicante. The crash happened at around eight o’clock with ambulances sent to the scene, but resuscitation attempts failed. There were no visible signs on the road of the motorcycles braking before crashing into the …

Police Detain Brutal Gang

Four men and a woman, of Spanish, Colombia, Argentina and Ukraine nationality, one of them a minor, were arrested for a brawl in the port of Alicante where three other people were almost killed. According to the National Police, the incident occurred during the early hours of Aug. 19 on Paseo de Gomis, by the …

Karaoke-Singing Parent Arrested for Leaving Child Alone at Home

A 35-year-old man has been arrested in Guardamar del Segura (Alicante) for allegedly leaving his 5-year-old daughter alone in the house in order for him to go to a local karaoke bar. As reported by the Guardia Civil, at about 03:25 on Friday morning a neighbour called them to report the cries and screams of …

Baby Killed in Alicante Balcony Fall

The National Police are investigating the death of a child of about two years of age who died after falling from the fourth floor of a house in the city of Alicante. The tragic…

Another House Fire in Alicante

Fire crews across the Alicante province have been utilised to capacity recently, partly due to a number of forest fires, and partly due to an increase in the number of house fires. The latest,…

Major Fire in Santa Pola Industrial Unit

A major fire broke out in an industrial unit in Santa Pola on Tuesday. Fire crews from across the area attended the incident which totally destroyed one of the buildings. Many people shared images and…

Torrevieja Mayor Helps the Police

The mayor of Torrevieja, José Manuel Dolón (Los Verdes), hopes to finally facilitate the move of the Local Police Special Operations Group, GRO, who have been waiting to move out of their current location…

Scrap Yard fire in Orihuela

Firefighters from the Alicante Provincial Fire Consortium battled a fire in a scrap yard that burned around 2,000 square metres of scrapped vehicles in the town of El Escorratel, Orihuela (Alicante) on Thursday. The…

Seven Drownings this Spring

Seven people have drowned across the Comunitat Valenciana in the first 4 months of the year, according to the National Drowning Report from the Spanish Royal Federation of Rescue and Rescuers. The Valencia figure…

Robbers who Preyed on Elderly Arrested

Officers from the Guardia Civil in Calpe (Alicante) have arrested two people accused of defrauding up to 9,000 euro for elderly victims. Officers were conducting a routine patrol when they observed a young man…

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