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Spain: Dramatic footage of locals battling fires in Vigo

Spain, Vigo, Galicia Region
October 16, 2017 at 00:04 GMT +00:00 · Published

Scores of people formed a human chain passing water buckets in Vigo on Sunday in a bid to extinguish one of the many fires raging across Spain`s northwestern Galicia region. The fires have already claimed the lives of two people whose bodies were discovered inside a burned-out vehicle on the road between Camos and Chandebrito in the city of Nigran.It is believed the people may have become trapped by fire while driving through a wooded area. Strong winds have fuelled the fires raging across four provinces in Galicia including a major fire in Vigo which is one of the most populated cities in the province. The Ministry of Defence has reportedly deployed a total of 500 soldiers to join the 350 firefighters, 220 pumps and air assets.The exact cause of the fire is not known.

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Scores of people formed a human chain passing water buckets in Vigo on Sunday in a bid to extinguish one of the many fires raging across Spain`s northwestern Galicia region. The fires have already claimed the lives of two people whose bodies were discovered inside a burned-out vehicle on the road between Camos and Chandebrito in the city of Nigran.It is believed the people may have become trapped by fire while driving through a wooded area. Strong winds have fuelled the fires raging across four provinces in Galicia including a major fire in Vigo which is one of the most populated cities in the province. The Ministry of Defence has reportedly deployed a total of 500 soldiers to join the 350 firefighters, 220 pumps and air assets.The exact cause of the fire is not known.

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