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Deadly wildfires sweep across central Portugal

About 1,800 firefighters were deployed to battle a wildfire raging in central Portugal

About 1,800 firefighters work to extinguised the biggest fires this summer that broke out across central Portugal. The fires started on July 20 and were fanned by strong winds. Villages were evacuated in the region, and several major roads were closed. Wildfires are an annual problem in Portugal. In 2017, dozens of people were killed in huge fires there.