Spain forest fire forces 1,000 to flee
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Spain fire: At least 1,000 evacuated after forest fire near Benidorm

At least 1,000 people have been evacuated from villas along Spain's Mediterranean coast after a forest fire spread to tourist areas near Benidorm.

People left their homes and hotels for shelter as the flames burned through the province of Alicante on Sunday night and into Monday morning.

Footage courtesy of Frank Suarez Minaya.

  • 05 Sep 2016