Firefighters sent to tackle wildfires, 1 arrested

600 firefighters were involved in tackling 4 separate forest fires in the Valencian region on Friday and into Saturday.

Homes, hospitals and businesses had to be evacuated due to fires that broke out in Bolbaite, Carcaixent, Benifairó de les Valls and Terrateig.

The Aguas Vivas hospital and one urbanisation in Carcaixent were evacuated as the fires spread.

Guardia Civil have arrested one man on suspicion of starting one of the fires.