Thousands evacuated as fires ravage 7,300 hectares of forest near Bordeaux

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A thousand firefighters with 10 water-dumping planes struggled Friday to contain two wildfires in the Bordeaux region of southwest France. The fires have forced the evacuation of 10,000 people and ravaged pine forests near the Atlantic coast. High temperatures and strong winds have complicated firefighting efforts in the region, one of several around Europe scorched by wildfires this season.
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