Villages evacuated as efforts to contain blaze complicated by drought, heat and strong winds
Nearly 1,000 firefighters backed by water-dropping planes were on Friday battling a large forest fire in south-eastern France that had forced the evacuation of nearby villages.
Thirteen firefighters were reported to have been injured in Bordezac – the village where the fire started. Overall, 18 firefighters were injured amid several forest fires that have burned for days in the region, France Info reported on Friday.
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