Devastating wildfires ravage 7,000 hectares in Central Portugal

13:04 - 9/08/2023 Wednesday

A sweeping outbreak of forest fires has left a trail of destruction across 7,000 hectares (17,297 acres) in Central Portugal, as confirmed by local authorities. Responding to the crisis, the National Civil Protection Authority deployed a force of over a thousand firefighters to combat the blazes in the towns of Ourem (Central) and Odemira (South).

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