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1,400 flee wildfire on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BURNING. Firefighters fight a wildfire next to a residential area along the coastline near the Spanish resort of Javea, Valencia region, on September 5, 2016. Manuel Lorenzo/AFP

The blaze which broke out on Sunday, September 4 near the Mediterranean resort of Javea, destroyed 320 hectares (790 acres) of land and several buildings, local emergency services say

MADRID, Spain (Sept. 6, 2016) — Some 1,400 people were evacuated after a wildfire fueled by intense heat roared through brush surrounding a popular tourist resort on Spain’s Costa Blanca, officials said Monday, September 5.  Continue reading 1,400 flee wildfire on Spain’s Costa Blanca