Fires in Portugal
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Aerial video shows Portugal fires

Portuguese firefighters have been battling dozens of forest fires which are sweeping through the country and have killed two of their colleagues.

Around 18,000 hectares (44,500 acres) of forests and bushland are now believed to have been affected.

Aerial footage shows the north of the country, where the worst damage has reportedly occured.

  • 12 Aug 2010
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