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Tourists return to hotels after Costa del Sol wildfires brought under control

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Tourists return to hotels after Costa del Sol wildfires brought under control

<p>Five hundred and forty-five people who were evacuated on Tuesday evening (July 12) as wildfires got close to their homes and hotel in Spain’s Costa del Sol, have been allowed to return. </p> <p>Firefighters claim to have contained the blazes which were in two locations. The local government says both had been started intentionally.</p> <p>Most of those who’d been forced to leave were British and German tourists.</p> <p>Social media carries photos of firefighters working throughout the night battling the blazes:</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="es" dir="ltr">Buenos días. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IFLaL%C3%ADnea?src=hash">#IFLaLínea</a> – <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IFSanRoque?src=hash">#IFSanRoque</a>, <span class="caps">ACTIVOS</span>, medios trabajando. Noche dura para vecinos y servicios de emergencia <a href="https://t.co/AX5tyJi4p9">pic.twitter.com/AX5tyJi4p9</a></p>— Plan <span class="caps">INFOCA</span> (@Plan_INFOCA) <a href="https://twitter.com/Plan_INFOCA/status/753106619223990274">July 13, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>