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Thousands of firefighters in Spain and Portugal are battling blazes, as officials hope for a change in the weather to stop the spread of the flames.
The northern Spanish region of Navarra has been hit by its worst wildfires in 30 years.
Over 700 people have been evacuated to safety from the path of a wildfire that has claimed one life on the Spanish island of La Palma.
In the south of France, 3,000 holidaymakers in Torreilles were evacuated on Wednesday after strong winds whipped up a wildfire and more than 20 bungalows were…
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…
Wildfires raging for over a week in northern Spain have been brought under control, authorities say. Eight out of a maximum of 49 blazes are still
Dozens of forest fires raged across northern Spain on Sunday (December 27) after strong winds hindered efforts to keep them from spreading. Some
Forest fires are raging across the northwestern Iberian peninsula, threatening homes and livelihoods. A large fire in Mangualde in Portugal has now
More than 1,200 hectares of forest burnt down in less than 24 hours as fire fighters struggled to control a wild fire in Catalonia. Up to 130 fire
The emergency services are at full stretch in two areas of France as they battle wildfires threatening to engulf homes and livelihoods. The country’s
The heatwave hitting Europe is behind an outbreak of wildfires in Spain. Authorities have issued forest fire warnings for almost the entire country
Firefighters in north east Spain are battling to save an area of natural interest from wildfires which have already destroyed around 400
Forest fires have continued to rage in Galicia, in northwestern Spain. Strong winds have made it difficult for firefighters to bring the flames
Wildfires in central Portugal continued to burn out of control on Wednesday. The most serious blaze was near Coimbra where around 500 firefighters
A forest fire which has been raging in the Spanish island of Mallorca since Friday has almost been contained. Authorities said it should be
A wildfire that has wreaked havoc across Spain’s southern Costa del Sol since Thursday has finally been brought under control. The blaze had forced
Firefighters are continuing to battle huge fires on Spain’s Costa del Sol. They are being supported by at least 30 planes and helicopters, as well
One person has died and several thousands more have been evacuated during a wildfire in Southern Spain. The fire broke out near Malaga and spread
Thousands of people have been trying to escape from a huge wildfire in southern Spain. The blaze broke out near the port city of Malaga late on
A forest fire near Madrid has forced more than 2,000 residents to flee. The towns of Robledo de Chavela, Santamaría de la Alameda and Valdemaqueda
Fires in the Leon region of Spain continued to burn fiercely overnight on Tuesday (August 21) as a group of fire-fighters were surrounded by the
Several people have been questioned in connection with some of Spain’s worst wildfires in a decade. The small Canary Island of La Gomera has been
Some of Spain’s worst wildfires in a decade have left a trail of destruction. They are still raging in places. In others, there is nothing left to
Wildfires are still raging across many parts of Spain, including La Gomera in the Canary Islands, but firefighters say that due to budget cuts of
There are now seven helicopters and seven airplanes fighting wildfires on the Canary Island of La Gomera. And the good news is they appear to be
Spanish firefighters continue to battle wildfires which have ravaged hundreds of hectares on both the mainland and the Canary Islands. Two fireman
Around 1,000 people have had to be evacuated by ferry overnight, fleeing a forest fire in La Gomera on the Canary islands. Fires there are
Some of the worst wildfires to breakout on mainland Spain in the last ten years have claimed another victim. A firefighter died on Sunday as he
Spanish firefighters are still battling the worst outbreak of wildfires for ten years. Hardest hit is the popular Canary Island tourist destination