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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 »

At least 62 killed in raging Portugal forest fire - The Standard

A huge forest fire raging since Saturday in central Portugal has killed at least 62 people, most of them dying in their cars as they tried to flee, the government said on Sunday,. "The dimension of this fire was such that we don't have memory of such a ...and more »

Portugal Forest Fire Death Toll Soars To Over 60 - The Inquisitr

A deadly forest fire which started on Saturday, June 17, 2017, has blazed a trail of destruction through central Portugal, killing over 60 people, more than half of which burned to death while trapped in their cars. The fire, which was still burning at ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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. A firefighter works to put out a ...and more »

At least 61 killed as forest fires rage across Portugal - Sky News

A family are reported to have been caught in "a tornado of flames" as a mayor says he is "completely stunned" by the death toll. 18:29, UK, Tuesday 20 June 2017. A woman carries a bucket of water as a wildfire nears her house at Monchique,. Image: Four ...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 »