WORLD Portugal protected park evacuated as wildfires rage

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Portugal protected park evacuated as wildfires rage

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15:44, October 07, 2018

Villages in Portugal's Sintra-Cascais Natural Park were evacuated as a precaution late on Saturday (October 6) as firefighters battled blazes whipped up by high winds. More than 500 firefighters and with 159 tenders were tackling the flames in the park near Lisbon in the country's south. Villages in Portugal's Sintra-Cascais Natural Park are evacuated as firefighters battle blazes whipped up by high winds.

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