The fire destroyed more than 200 hectares of relict forest in Spain

Raging wildfire second day in a national park Fragas do Eume in northwestern Galicia destroyed more than 200 hectares of forest relic, said national television in Spain.

More than 300 Spaniards were forced to leave their homes due to heavy forest fires, which was given the highest degree of danger.

Firefighters arrived to help an army unit specializing in disaster management with special gear and techniques.

According to local media, for the management of forest fires involving six helicopters, three amphibious aircraft, ten teams of firefighters. They are assisted by hundreds of volunteers.

Fire suppression prevents strong wind.

National Park Fragas do Eume occupies 9.125 thousand hectares, home to 126 species of rare animals and more than 100 species of birds.

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