Fire drama in recreational area
A man was seriously burnt when he tried to put out a forest fire in a recreational area in El Rosario.
The incident happened in the area of Las Raíces in the early evening.
The emergency services said they received a call about the fire at 8.38pm and sent the fire brigade, police , Civil Guard, medics and emergency protection to the scene.
Medics helped the man, aged 58, before he was taken to hospital in a serious condition.
It took firemen 30 minutes to put out the blaze which affected about 70 square metres.