The number of victims of forest fires in Portugal has risen to 58 people. About 60 people were injured. In the fight against the fire involved hundreds of people. About 30 people died while trying to leave the dangerous region. Their bodies were found in cars.
The number of victims of forest fires in Portugal has risen to 58 people. This was reported by TASS, citing Portuguese newspaper Publico.
Injured about 60 people. The fire started on Saturday in the village of Pedrogao Grande 190 kilometers from Lisbon. To take the fire under control failed so far. In the fight against the fire involved several hundred people.
About 30 people were killed on the highway in their cars trying to escape from a dangerous area. Fire fighting the strong wind and high temperature established in the country. To aid in the struggle against the elements Spain has sent to a neighboring country.
Victims of forest fires in Portugal have become 43