Javea Spain - Fires - Our House

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  1. TeeMyob

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    Hi,

    Sadly, the fires in Javea have affected our house. We are not sure of the extent of the damage as yet. The Guests that were holidaying were evacuated to the Marriott hotel.

    We have just spent several thousand €uros having the garden refurbished.

    Is anyone in Javea and seen how bad things are?.

    The good news is, nobody has been injured or killed yet!.

    Gutted.

    TM
     
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    That's awful news. I'm sorry this has happened to you but you're right that's it's good no one was hurt. Things can be fixed, people can't!
     
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    Funsters Bob and Jane may be over there and if so could give some hands on Info / help maybe... Good news if no one injured but bad luck for any damage caused :(
     
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    Thanks for the replies. We have had such bad luck just lately, coupled with some health and family issues. Just when you think things are on the up!.

    Fingers crossed.

    We are on the edge of the Granadella national park where there are still fires.

    Javea Firefighters Race To Beat New 8 P.M. Night Flying Deadline
    The fire in Javea is still blazing ferociously at 5 p.m. on Monday, the Valencia emergency services coordinator confirmed to The Spain Report.

    A spokeswoman said the situation was perhaps a little better but basically the same as this morning, with some 800 acres of land affected.

    There are now 28 firefighting aircraft attacking the flames.

    Crews are racing to dump enough retardant on the blaze before night falls again and the aircraft are once more grounded. This will likely happen at around 8 p.m. tonight.

    The spokeswoman said the Cumbres del Sol area behind the town has already been evacuated and that emergency services are about to hold another meeting to discuss plans for the night should the flames not be controlled in the next three hours.
     
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    So sorry for you, we were there in March, seems like when bad luck comes it really goes for it. Hope things start to improve.
     
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    Sorry to hear this news but so glad you and your guests are safe.
    Let's hope the fires die down soon and it does rain .
     
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    that is intended to be our next port of call,currently at l'estanyet,I'll give the site a call later to find out the situation.was always bumping into bob and jayne at the local lidles,hope they are ok.
     
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    Was just reading the same brother was heading that way.but has pulled into a site at Estanyet ,just phoned site at javea still taking bookings fires 7 km away
    javea-cristina.jpg
     
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    Snap Pete :)
     
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    We will be in Altea for a month from late September if that helps

    Terrible news and I hope all is ok for you
     
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    Sorry to hear that
     
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    if it is yobs i hope they get proper punishment
     
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    Blimey, where did that come from ?

    :boxing:
     
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    MIL and SIL and hubby live in Benimarco near Moraira will whatsapp them. Hope damage to your property not too bad.
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    So sorry to hear your news. We have friends who live down there and I've been following their story and photos on facebook. They had to evacuate this afternoon. I don't think they know if the fire reached their house yet.
     
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    . Very sorry to hear. Good luck
     
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