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Fires in Gironde: more than 19,000 hectares burned, 34,000 people evacuated


The two gigantic fires that have been raging since 12 July in Gironde (south-west France) have burnt more than 19,000 hectares of forest and forced the evacuation of 34,000 people, according to the sub-prefect of Arcachon, Ronan Léaustic. SOUNDBITE

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