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Wildfires consume forests north of Alicante in Spain

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Members of the Spanish Army Emergency work on the fire in Torre de les Macanes near Alicante, on Aug. 13. Emergency teams battled through the night to quell the flames in the pine forests around Torre de les Macanes north of Alicante, which claimed their first victim, a member of the firefighting team, on Sunday.

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General view of the fire in Torre de les Macanes near Alicante, on Aug. 13.

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A member of the Spanish Emergency Army carries a fire hose in Torre de les Macanes during a forest fire near Alicante, on Aug. 13.

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Members of the Spanish Emergency Army work to extinguish a forest fire in Torre de les Macanes near Alicante, on Aug. 13.

Previously on PhotoBlog: Thousands evacuated in Spain forest fires

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