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Firefighters from Across Europe Battle Massive Blaze Near Bordeaux, France

HeadlineAug 12, 2022

In southwestern France, more than 10,000 people have been forced to evacuate a massive wildfire that continues to burn out of control near the city of Bordeaux. Firefighters from Austria, Greece, Germany, Poland and Romania have joined some 10,000 French firefighters battling the blaze.

This comes as much of Europe continues to bake in an unprecedented heat wave. Wildfires are raging in central Portugal, and parts of the United Kingdom are again under an extreme heat warning.

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