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Firefighters on the ground were being supported by 225 vehicles and six aerial fire-fighting units as they tried to put out the blaze.
NRSC) found that such high-magnitude events had the potential to destroy a wide variety of flora and fauna as the levels of pollution become higher than those in some highly polluted cities.
Soaring temperatures, absence of summer showers, gusty wind in the hills, and dried undergrowth are turning the pristine forests of the state into a veritable inferno in many places this summer.
Portugal has been battling fresh fires since Sunday in the centre of the country, forcing the evacuation of around 10 villages.