Four deaths and 13,970 acres have burned in the La Jonquera (Alt Empordà, region of Catalonia) at the border with France. Fire rescue workers continue to work intensively on extinguishing the fire of La Jonquera, which is still active.
The fires are still burning and Alt Empordà have already claimed their fourth fatality. Fire rescue workers continue to work intensively on extinguishing the fire of La Jonquera, which is still active.
Near La Jonquera, in Catalonia, after the dramatic wildfire, which has destroyed more than 14,000 hectares of vegetation in July 2012, and has required the mobilization of firemen from Spain and France.
On the occasion of the summit of the European Central Bank (ECB), Spain suspended the Schengen Treaty and temporarily restore border controls to France from midnight on Saturday 28 April until 24 pm on Friday, May 4.
Two big forest fires raging in the border area between France and northern Catalonia in Spain have killed a fourth person. The fires broke out, affecting Spain's Costa Brava, one of the country's most popular beach destinations.