About 600 people had to be evacuated as a precaution, including 300 holidaymakers from Seilholz and Chaderon camps. They are now able to return. Local media reported that the fire had not yet been extinguished, despite the efforts of firefighters who battled the blaze through the night. The Lagos fire has already destroyed more than 300 hectares of shrubs and pine forests. Three firefighters were injured.
10500 football fields
Regarding the massive fire in the western Gironde province (and of which Bordeaux is its capital), the authorities reported that the sea of fire did not expand significantly. Here, too, people are fighting day and night against the devastating fire, which has now turned into ashes of 7,400 hectares. It covers an area of more than 10,500 football fields. Last month, smoke broke out here on more than 20 thousand hectares. 10,000 people have been evacuated in Houston as a precaution since Tuesday. Since then, six countries have come to the rescue.
In the eastern province of the Jura on the border with Switzerland, nature is ablaze in at least two places. During the night, 150 firefighters were active to fight the fires in Rupt and Cornod.
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