July 11, 2013. Cause of fires in Spain were numerous lightning hundreds of times blow to the Spanish land during a thunderstorm. From electrical discharges burned grass and shrubs of the Spanish province of Almeria. Fire plane taking off at the scene, was calculated to extinguish the fire fairly quickly, but a strong wind that rose after the storm destroyed their plans.
So, the hot weather dried vegetation southeastern province continues to burn in three locations in Turre, Mojacar and Uerkal-Auvers. The local Spanish flora and fauna, it would be disastrous, but for people virtually no danger, as all fire hazards are at a sufficient distance from the settlements of the region Uerkal-overa. Nevertheless, some living in the city of El Saltador families whose homes are closest to the fire, for safety reasons were evacuated until the complete cessation of fire.
Official sources report that during the storm managed to count more than 2 thousands of individual lightning, struck the ground. Fires continue to simmer for three fire departments Uerkal-over of 28 persons. Approximately the same number of firefighters are operating in Mojacar, two fire units mobilized in Turre.