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Hundreds of firefighters battle blaze near Lisbon | Reuters

"Weather agency IPMA said three districts in northern Portugal would be on "red alert" for extreme heat on Monday," according to Reuters.

“Backed by water-bombers and 123 vehicles, more than 400 firefighters were brought in after a fire erupted in a mountainous area of the municipality of Mafra at around 3 p.m. local time on Sunday,” according to Reuters…READ MORE

Related: ‘You can’t take risks’: Portugal’s lonely lookouts stand guard against wildfires | The Guardian (July 25, 2022)

Dozens injured in Portugal wildfires as heatwave to intensify | The Associated Press (July 11, 2022)

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