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Portugal battling fresh wildfires

Abrantes, Portugal (AFP) Aug 11, 2017

Portugal was battling a new rash of forest fires Friday ahead of a weekend of warm temperatures, as authorities warned of further blazes.

Some 1,800 firefighters backed by hundreds of vehicles were trying to douse around 10 fires across the country, authorities said.

“Despite the relentless fires, the situation is now more stable,” said civil protection agency spokeswoman Patricia Ga

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