Homes Evacuated After Vegetation Fire Burning Near Brit Area In Javea On Spains Costa Blanca

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HOMES are being evacuated as a preventative measure after a fire was spotted in an area popular with British homeowners in Javea.

The fire was first recorded at 6.30pm in the El Rafalet urbanisation near to the Club de Golf Javea.

ABLAZE: Eyewitness reports have been pouring in from all over Javea. Credit: Local Fire and Weather Watch – Alicante & Valencia Province
SCENE: Location of the fire

The blaze has been declared a ‘Level 1 emergency situation’ – the least severe of three situations – by the Valencian Community’s 112 service.

The situation expects ‘serious harm to forest resources’ and ‘minor harm to people and non-forest resources’.

Two airborne units, three forest fire units, two fire engines and two teams of provincial firefighters are reportedly at the scene extinguishing the blaze.

LEVEL 1: Homes have reportedly been evacuated, according to Javea Town Hall. Credit: Local Fire and Weather Watch – Alicante & Valencia Province
AIRBORNE: Two airborne units were spotted dumping water on the blaze. Credit: Local Fire and Weather Watch – Alicante & Valencia Province