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Spanish wildfires reach Marbella

Thousands of people have fled from their homes in Spain as a huge wildfire approaches the popular British expat and tourist resort of Marbella. There are reports that a charred body of a man has been found near the centre of the fire.

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Reports: First fatality claimed in Spanish wildfire

Spanish news is reporting that a wildfire in Malaga has claimed its first fatality. According to El Confidencial, emergency services found a charred body near the centre of the fire, off the coast of Marbella.

The body appeared to be of a man, but authorities have yet to identify the body. Two people remain in a critical condition in hospital, reportedly with second and third degree burns.

(News source in Spanish).

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