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Watch: Portugal wildfire rages near children playing games in Marinha Grande

October 18,2017 12:15

Mobile phone footage filmed on Sunday showed smoke billowing from a wildfire in Marinha Grande, as children carried on their games in a nearby playground, apparently unfazed by the plumes. Portugal, which still has seven people missing in the blazes, ...


Rain and lower temperatures on Tuesday were helping emergency teams in Portugal fight the forest fires that killed at least 36 people people over the weekend.
Civil Protection authorities said the wildfires in Portugal were under control by Tuesday morning.
Mobile phone footage filmed on Sunday showed smoke billowing from a wildfire in Marinha Grande, as children carried on their games in a nearby playground, apparently unfazed by the plumes.
Portugal, which still has seven people missing in the blazes, began three days of national mourning on Tuesday.
 

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