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Battling fires on Portugal's Madeira island

Battling fires on Portugal's Madeira island
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Wildfires are sweeping across the Portuguese island of Madeira, with teams of over 100 people, including soldiers, battling to extinguish the flames.

Some houses have been destroyed and a number of people have been evacuated.

There are currently at least 14 wildfires across the Portuguese mainland.

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