Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013

Portugal wildfire 2013 kills 1 firefighter, injures 6

Recent wildfire in Portugal has claimed life of a firefighter and injured six others, Civil protection agency confirmed.

Incident happened in Tondela, in north central Portugal.

According to Portuguese medias, around 700 firefighters are battling several blazes in north central and northern Portugal.

Portugal wildfire 2013 has burned 31,000 hectares till now, the Institute for the Conservation of Nature and Forests said.

Original post: Natural Disasters List August 22, 2013