Portugal wildfires News

Portugal Battles Wildfire as Intense Heat Wave Continues Across Europe

Emergency services in Portugal continued their fight Monday against a major, four-day wildfire on the south coast that threatened to engulf a hillside town overnight. The Civil Protection Agency said 44 people required medical assistance as the blaze passed by …

French Firefighters Begin to Contain Wildfires

French authorities are close to containing one of the fiercest blazes to break out during four days of wildfires in the country’s southeast that have led to the evacuation of more than 12,000 people. The fires in Bormes-les-Mimosas calmed Thursday …

Raging Wildfires on French Riviera Force Evacuation of 12,000 People

French authorities ordered the evacuation of up to 12,000 people around a picturesque hilltop town in the southern Cote d’Azur region as fires hopscotched around the Mediterranean coast for a third day Wednesday. A raging wildfire began late Tuesday in …