Portugal wildfires: Horrified homeowners tackle blaze as multiple injured by savage flames

PORTUGAL’s wildfires continue to burn as thousands of firefighters battle to stop the three blazes which began last weekend.

More than 1,000 firefighters battled three blazes sweeping across central Portugal prompting authorities to partially evacuate a village and leaving one person with severe injuries. Strong winds have made it tough for firefighters to put out the blazes, which started on Saturday afternoon in Castelo Branco, a district 225 kilometres (139 miles) northeast of the capital Lisbon. At least 30 people have been injured in the blazes including eight firefighters.

One wildfire made its way to...
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2019-07-22 06:35
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