• Portugal fires extinguished, Algarve now safe to visit

    10 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Finally the fire has been extinguished from Portugal forest.
    The temperatures fell overnight in the popular Algarve region where the fires have wreaked havoc, but concern remained those strong winds could reignite the blaze. The wildfires in Portugal started last Friday in Monchique, Faro District, and have since spread to neighbouring Silves and Portimão.
    Over 45 people have been injured, but there have been no fatalities as a result of the fires and tourists have remained unharmed. More than 1,450 firefighters fought the flames that prompted the evacuation of more than 2,000 people in...
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