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Firefighters battling wildfires sweeping parts of central Portugal

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About 1,800 firefighters struggling to contain blazes that have injured at least 20 people in Castela Branco About 1,800 firefighters were struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal on Sunday that have already injured 20 people, including eight firefighters.The fires broke out on Saturday across three fronts in the district of Castelo Branco, 200km (about 125 miles) northeast of Lisbon, the capital, Portugal’s civil protection agency said. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/21/firefighters-struggle-to-contain-wildfires-sweeping-central-portugal

Author : Associated Press in Lisbon

Publish date : 2019-07-21 17:30:12

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