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Massive blaze breaks out in Ibiza tourist hotspot

Massive blaze breaks out in Ibiza tourist hotspot amid fears a hotel is on fire as planes fly in to help tackle the flames

  • Huge plumes of smoke seen billowing into the air in shocking footage of the fire 
  • Eyewitness says police are working to put out ‘large’ fire in San Antonia harbour  
  • Helicopters spotted circling scene overhead as they try to extinguish the blaze 
  • Are YOU at San Antonia harbour? Email s.murphy-bates@mailonline.co.uk or call 020 3615 2221 

A massive blaze has broken out at an Ibiza tourist hotspot, sparking fears that a hotel is on fire as planes attempt to tackle the fire.

Shocking footage shows the ongoing fire sending huge plumes of black smoke billowing into the air.

Eyewitnesses shared video of the massive blaze at San Antonia harbour as police and helicopters try to get it under control.  

Huge plumes of smoke are billowing into the air in San Antonia harbour, Ibiza, amid fears that a hotel is on fire at the resort 

Pictured: The huge blaze in San Antonia harbour in Ibiza this afternoon amid fears that the property on fire is a hotel in the resort

The fire took hold in Ibiza this afternoon amid fears that a hotel is ablaze

Pictured: The huge blaze in San Antonia harbour in Ibiza this afternoon amid fears that the property on fire is a hotel in the resort 

Melanie Baldwin posted a clip of the chaos on Twitter, writing that there was a ‘large fire’ in the bay. 

‘Planes and helicopters are using water to try and [get it under] control,’ she added. ‘Hope everyone staying closer than us [to the blaze] are safe.’

Pictured: A plane circles overhead as emergency services pour water on the huge fire in Ibiza

Pictured: A plane circles overhead as emergency services pour water on the huge fire in Ibiza

Firefighters were filmed throwing water on the flames in a clip shared by another eyewitness.

Their post suggested that the blaze started around 3.45pm and claimed planes were attempted to extinguish the flames.  

  

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