Forest fires rage in northern Spain
05 August 2017 | 9:00 am
Firefighters continue to battle raging fires across northern Spain.
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People in several towns had to flee their homes due to a raging forest fire. The blaze began near the town of Anon de Moncayo, 70 kilometers west of the northeast city of Zaragoza.
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