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Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads

Reuters Sunday, 18 August 2019
A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity.
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News video: Hundreds evacuated as wildfire rages in the Canary Islands

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A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands has led to the evacuation of thousands of people. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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