Thousands of firefighters battle central Portugal wildfires

Fast-moving wildfires continued to strain emergency responders in parts of central Portugal on August 16.

Locals and firefighters clubbed together to battle a blaze in the village of Vila de Codes in Macao, which was evacuated.

Thousands of firefighters pressed on in an effort to contain the fires, which have raced through densely-packed pine and eucalyptus forest.