Portugal Wildfires Death Toll Rises to 63, Officials Say - The Weather Channel

Cooler overnight temperatures Monday helped more than 1,000 soldiers and firefighters in Portugal help bring some blazes under control in Portugal, where the death toll rose to 63. However, some of the wildfires are still racing through inaccessible ...

Portugal Fire Survivors Recount Confusion Amid a Search for Escape - New York Times

NODEIRINHO, Portugal — Constantino Gracieta and his wife were among the lucky ones. At first, they got in their car and tried to escape the advancing flames that swept across a vast, dry forest in central Portugal over the weekend. But finding the ...

Portuguese shocked at deadly forest fires, struggle to understand - Reuters UK

PEDROGAO GRANDE, Portugal (Reuters) - The most devastating Portuguese forest fire in decades has left locals in the town of Pedrogao Grande struggling to understand how 62 people died as they tried to flee the inferno. “Catastrophe, that is the only ...

Portugal wildfires: At least 62 dead as 2000 firefighters tackle widespread blazes - The Independent

More than 2,000 firefighters in Portugal battled to contain major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 62 people. Authorities have faced mounting criticism for not doing more to prevent the tragedy. Reinforcements ...

Portugal, a country helplessly prone to forest fires - Phys.Org

Zulmira, 56, talks to her daughter on a mobile phone by the side of a burnt road in Casal de Alge, outside the village of Figueiro dos Vinhos central Portugal, Monday, June 19, 2017. More than 2,000 firefighters in Portugal battled Monday …more.

'Road of hell': 62 dead as forest fire spreads in Portugal - PRI

More than 1,000 firefighters on Monday continue to battle a giant forest fire that swept through central Portugal at the weekend, killing at least 62 people. Player utilities. Popout · Share · download. Listen to the Story. PRI.org.