PHOTOS 9,000 evacuated as fire in Canary Islands burns out of control

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9,000 evacuated as fire in Canary Islands burns out of control

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14:54, August 20, 2019

Flames and smoke from a forest fire are seen in Natural park of Tamadaba biosphere reserve on the Canary Island of Gran Canaria, Spain, August 19, 2019. (Photos: VCG)

Flames and smoke from a forest fire are seen in Natural park of Tamadaba biosphere reserve on the Canary Island of Gran Canaria, Spain, August 19, 2019.

An out-of-control wildfire in Spain's Canary Islands threw flames 50 meters into the air, forcing 9,000 people to evacuate. Sixteen planes and helicopters, and more than 1,000 firefighters are working to contain the blaze.

An out-of-control wildfire in Spain's Canary Islands threw flames 50 meters into the air, forcing 9,000 people to evacuate. Sixteen planes and helicopters, and more than 1,000 firefighters are working to contain the blaze. (Compiled by Zhu Yurou)

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