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Sunday, June 18, 2017

A catastrophic forest fire in Portugal has claimed at least 62 lives, officials say. Most died while trying to flee the Pedrógão Grande area, 30 miles southeast of Coimbra, in their cars, according to the government. Secretary of State for the Interior Jorge Gomes said that 30 of those who died were found inside cars, with another 17 next to the vehicles, on one road leading on to the IC8 motorway. ... About 60 forest fires broke out across the country overnight, with close to 1,700 firefighters battling them across Portugal.





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Any surviving dash cam footage would likely portray a massive hellscape along that route. What a horrific way to go :/

#1 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2017-06-19 10:28 PM | Reply

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