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 A firefighting airplane flies above a forest fire near Mortagua, northern Portugal on Thursday. Firefighters in Portugal are battling multiple blazes fed by brush in a hot, dry summer for a sixth straight day. A full 186 wildfires were counted Wednesday on Portugal's mainland. The fires, which are also ravaging southern France, have killed at least four people, burning scores of homes and forcing the evacuation of thousands, including tourists. AP

A firefighting airplane flies above a forest fire near Mortagua, northern Portugal on Thursday. Firefighters in Portugal are battling multiple blazes fed by brush in a hot, dry summer for a sixth straight day. A full 186 wildfires were counted Wednesday on Portugal's mainland. The fires, which are also ravaging southern France, have killed at least four people, burning scores of homes and forcing the evacuation of thousands, including tourists. AP

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