Firefighters tackling blaze in Catalonia
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Spain wildfires: Firefighters battle huge blaze in Catalonia

The Catalonia region of Spain has seen its biggest forest fire this year, with more than 1,200 hectares (3,000 acres) burned in less than 24 hours.

Helicopters have been used to contain the fire, which broke out on Sunday.

Some 400 people were forced to leave their homes, but authorities said there had been no reports of injuries.

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  • 27 Jul 2015
  • From the section Europe
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