An elderly man died and his wife are missing after thousands of people, including hundreds of Britons, have been evacuated from villages around the Spanish resort of Marbella when a wildfire spread panic.
A regional Interior Ministry official said the most recent fire started outside the mountainside town of Coin, northeast of Marbella, and that authorities suspect arson as the cause.
Nick Thatcher has the latest.
All residents of the nearby town of Ojen were forced to evacuate as flames swept through their valley.
Jose Antonio Grinan, the regional president, said two people were being treated for burns and bruises.
A dry winter followed by a scorching hot summer has left much of southern Spain very dry and susceptible to fires.