Wildfire surges back in Portugal’s Algarve, 1,000 firefighters mobilised

Firefighters help to put out a forest fire in the village of Monchique, Portugal August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante

MONCHIQUE, Portugal (Reuters) – More than 1,150 firefighters battled resurging flames as huge fires swept the forested hills of Portugal’s southern Algarve tourist region on Monday, with late winds fanning the blaze and forcing the evacuation of another village. The fire has injured 25 people and spread quickly over the weekend as a heatwave swept […]

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