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#Portugal Fires

# portugal-fires - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Prime Minister demands 'immediate answers' as forest fires continue to rage in Portugal

Earlier reports had suggested a plane had crashed while attempting to battle the blazes.

# portugal-fires - Friday 13 August, 2010

FIREFIGHTERS IN PORTUGAL are battling to control wildfires which are spreading across the north of the country. Fire has also struck at the national park in the centre of Portugal. Weeks of dry weather has left forests vulnerable to flames and Portuguese authorities said over 600 firefighters are tackling 29 wildfires. Twelve people have been arrested by police investigating the cause of the fires.