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Spain forest fires force evacuation   Spanish firefighters are battling a huge forest blaze on the Costa Blanca that has forced the evacuation of thousands of people including to... Wildfires in southern France threaten Marseille   Southern France: Wildfires in southern France are threatening the city of Marseille, burning homes and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of residents   Madeira wildfires: Evacuations as flames approach Funchal   Portugal: More than 400 people have been evacuated on the Portuguese island after wildfires destroyed buildings near the capital, Funchal Forest fire started by lit toilet paper spreads in Spain   4-day-old blaze started by a German man burning his soiled toilet paper has consumed between 3,500-4,000 hectares of forest   Greece, UK and Israel help tackle deadly forest fire in Cyprus   Aircraft from Greece, the UK and Israel have joined efforts in Cyprus to tackle one of the country's largest forest fires in years   Spain deploys firefighting aircraft to combat wildfires in dry weather   The government has deployed firefighting aircraft to combat over 40 wildfires in remote locations in unseasonably warm, dry weather   Spain wildfires threaten homes amid Europe heatwave   Wildfires have forced more than 1,400 people to leave their homes in western Spain as dry, hot conditions spark warnings in other countries Major forest fire forces evacuation of 100s of people   Spain: A wildfire racing through forested hills in northeastern Spain broke out Sunday afternoon in dry woodland and was being fanned by steady win... Wildfires break out in Spain, Portugal after heat wave House burned down, several others in danger from wildfire southeast of Athens. Greece Large wildfire in Dutch national park. Netherlands Portugal asks for EU fire help   Portugal has said it is seeking European Union help to to tackle raging forest fires, in one of the worst summers for such blazes in years Spanish firefighters battle blaze. Spain   Firefighters get brief respite  Greece: Gentler winds gave firefighters some room to breathe, but the respite was only temporary Six wildfires ring Greek capital   Athens: Thousands of residents of Athens' northern suburbs have spent the night away from their homes as wildfires continue to threaten the area Fire threat empties Athens suburb Map of Agios Stefanos Greece
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B. 2017-10-16 Portugal and Spain wildfires: Dozens dead Coimbra, Portugal
C. 2017-07-12 Italy wildfires: Tourists rescued by boat from Calampiso Calampiso, Sicily
D. 2017-06-19 Portugal fire: Temperatures threaten firefighting effort Pedrógão Grande, Portugal
E. 2017-06-18 Portugal forest fires: Three days of mourning for 61 victims Pedrógão Grande, Portugal
2017-06-17 60 dead from forest fires in central Portugal Pedrogao Grande, Portugal
G. 2016-09-05 Spain forest fires force evacuation Javea, Spain
H. 2016-08-10 Wildfires in southern France threaten Marseille Vitrolles, Southern France
I. 2016-08-09 Madeira wildfires: Evacuations as flames approach Funchal Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
J. 2016-08-06 Forest fire started by lit toilet paper spreads in Spain La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain

60 dead from forest fires in central Portugal Map of Pedrogao Grande Portugal
  Portugal and Spain wildfires: Dozens dead Map of Coimbra Portugal  A wave of wildfires in central and north Portugal which started at the weekend has killed at least 31 people, civil defence authorities say Italy wildfires: Tourists rescued by boat from Calampiso Map of Calampiso Italy  Sicily: Around 700 tourists have been rescued by boat from wildfires in Sicily, as swathes of southern Italy battle blazes   Portugal fire: Temperatures threaten firefighting effort Map of Pedr%F3g%E3o Grande Portugal  Soaring temperatures threaten efforts to bring a raging forest fire in Portugal under control, officials say. Portugal forest fires: Three days of mourning for 61 victims Map of Pedr%F3g%E3o Grande Portugal


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  Four children are among the victims, many of whom were found dead inside their cars as they tried to flee the central forested region
Jun.17
  Many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road. 600 firefighters are trying to put out the fires since Saturday



year 2016 Top ^

Sep.5
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year 2015 Top ^

Dec.27
Aug.7
Jul.26
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year 2014 Top ^

Jul.12
Apr.20


year 2012 Top ^

Sep.3
Aug.31


year 2009 Top ^

Aug.24
Aug.23
  Residents of an entire Agios Stefanos have been ordered from their homes as out-of-control wildfires blaze around the Greek capital
Aug.22 Wildfire threatens Athens   Greek firefighters planned to continue to work through the night to contain dozens of wildfires, including a massive blaze outside Athens

year 2008 Top ^

Jul.25 Fire causes mass evacuations from resorts
Map of Rhodes Greece  Greece: Police evacuated more than 2,000 European vacationers from a strip of holiday resorts as fierce forest fires swept through the island

year 2007 Top ^

Aug.27 MPs row over fire response  Greece: Opposition MPs have attacked the government's response to the devastating forest fires, which have claimed at least 63 lives Aug.26 Fires inch closer to Olympic cradle
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  Greece: The wildfires that have scorched southern Greece, reached the ancient city of Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic games,
Aug.25 63 died from forest fires
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  Greece: The emergency workers continue to find the bodies of people burned to death by forest fires that are raging in the south of the country
 Karamanlis: Fires may have been deliberately set ahead of national elections. The newspapers are calling the southern Peloponnese region a 'crematorium'. The worst fires are concentrated along an 50 mile stretch on the west coast of the Peloponnese
Aug.24 Fires kill 27 in southern Greece   At least 15 people have been killed on the deadliest day of wildfires this year. At least 9 people have burned to death in their cars

year 2005 Top ^

Jul.17 Fire kills 14 firefighters
. Spain

year 2003 Top ^

Aug.4 Forest fires 'calamity'
. Portugal


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