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The Tarbena fire – two men arrested.

Arrests have been made after Tarbena mountain wildfire

A father and his son were arrested on Monday – and later released – in connection with the agricultural fire that allegedly caused the inferno which is burning in the mountains around Tárbena in Alicante province.

According to state news agency EFE, the two men are set to be questioned by a judge today or tomorrow.

At 19.00 on Monday night they stated that 226 firefighters, including the army’s UME emergencies brigade, were battling the fire.

Footage from a passer-by at the time of the fire.

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