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Portugal Fires Kill More Than 60, Including Drivers Trapped in Cars - New York Times

MADRID — A raging forest fire in central Portugal this weekend killed more than 60 people, including at least 30 motorists who were trapped in their cars when the flames enveloped a stretch of road. The fire, which was still burning on Sunday ...and more »

Portugal forest fires: Three days of mourning for 62 victims - BBC News

Portugal has declared three days of mourning for the 62 victims of one of the country's deadliest forest fires. Four children are among the victims, many of whom were found dead inside their cars as they tried to flee the central forested region of ...and more »

Huge forest fires in Portugal kill at least 60 - The Guardian

At least 60 people have been killed in huge forest fires in central Portugal, many dying in their cars as they tried to flee the flames. Portugal's prime minister, António Costa, described the blazes – which have injured dozens more people – as “the ...and more »

Portugal wildfire: 62 killed, victims burned in cars as they fled - CNN International

(CNN) A raging wildfire ripping through central Portugal has killed at least 62 people and injured dozens more in what officials there described as the "greatest wildfire tragedy of recent years." Eight firefighters are among the injured and four of ...and more »

Photos of the Deadly Wildfires in Portugal - The Atlantic

Over the weekend, wildfires in central Portugal killed at least 63 people and injured 135 others, many of them killed while trapped in their cars. More than 1,600 firefighters are still battling the fires, which are believed to have been triggered by ...and more »

Mourning declared as forest fire death toll rises -

The government of Portugal has declared three days of national mourning, as the death toll in one of the country's worst forest fires in decades climbed to 62. The fire, which began on Saturday, also injured at least 50 others, an official update from ...and more »

UN chief 'deeply saddened' by the many lives claimed by raging wildfires in Portugal - UN News Centre

'Shocked and horrified' at the many lives claimed by the devastating fires that hit the Pedrógão Grande region of Portugal, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today expressed his deep sadness and condolences to the Portuguese ...and more »

Raging forest fires in Portugal kill 62 - RFI

Raging forest fires in Portugal have killed at least 62 people, most of whom burnt to death in their cars, the government said Sunday, in one of the worst such disasters in recent history. The fire broke out on Saturday in the municipality of Pedrogao ...and more »

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

As the temperature began to soar across the Iberian peninsula last week, everyone knew it was only a matter of time before fires started—they've become a summer fixture. But this time they came with a vengeance, one in Pedrogao Grande in north central ...and more »

At Least 62 Dead in Portugal Wildfires - Daily Beast

At least 62 people have been killed in wildfires that swept through central Portugal on Saturday, in what the prime minister described as “the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years.” Dozens of other people were injured in the fires ...and more »