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Spain Battles Largest Wildfire in 20 Years as Europe Sizzles in Deadly Heat Wave

More than 500 firefighters and soldiers are battling Spain's largest wildfire in two decades as Europe continues to wither under an extreme heat wave, The Guardian reported Thursday.  The fire has burned 12,355 acres in the Catalan province of Tarragona, killed hundreds of sheep and forced 53 people to evacuate their homes.  "We're facing a serious fire on a scale not seen for 20 years," Catalan interior minister Miquel Buch said.  Read more...

 

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