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Forest fire flares in Portugal

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A helicopter fights flames from a forest fire near Figuero dos Vinhos, Portugal on Aug. 9, 2012.

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Firemen try to extinguish flames during a forest fire at Dornas, Portugal on Aug. 9. Reportedly a total of 254 firemen, 70 fire engines, two firefighting airplanes and two helicopters were mobilized to fight the fires.

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Firemen try to extinguish flames during a forest fire at Dornas, Portugal on Aug. 9.

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A destroyed greenhouse still burns after a forest fire near Figuero dos Vinhos, Portugal on Aug. 9.

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