Wildfires in Spain force evacuation of nearly 1,500 people – National

A large wildfire in northeastern Spain grew rapidly overnight and burned out of control on Sunday, forcing the evacuation of eight villages and 1,500 people in Zaragoza province, firefighters said.

Aragon local government head Javier Lamban said Sunday that the situation in the city of Anon de Moncayo is critical and the priority for the 300 firefighters battling the blaze is protecting lives and villages.


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The wildfire, which was called on Saturday, developed a circumference of 50 kilometers (31 miles) in less than 24 hours, the local forest chief said.

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Those who fled have taken refuge in three different sports centers in nearby towns.

Firefighters said the prospects for taming the blaze depended on the weather, but gusty winds of up to 60 kilometers (37 mph) had been forecast.

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