Leaping into water tanks to escape Portugal’s deadly fires

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Leaping into water tanks to escape Portugal’s deadly fires

A burnt truck next to a gate in the village of Pobrais, near Pedrogao Grande, central Portugal, Monday. More than 2,000 firefighters in Portugal battled Monday to contain major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 62 people, while authorities came under mounting criticism for not doing more to prevent the tragedy.
British citizen Daniel Starling walks among the debris of his burnt house in the village of Figueira, near Pedrogao Grande, central Portugal, Monday. Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed tens of people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over roads Saturday evening.
A Spanish firefighting plane flies over the fires in Pedrogao Grande, Portugal. More than 2,000 firefighters in Portugal battled Monday to contain major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 62 people, while authorities came under mounting criticism for not doing more to prevent the tragedy.

Leaping into water tanks to escape Portugal’s deadly fires

A burnt truck next to a gate in the village of Pobrais, near Pedrogao Grande, central Portugal, Monday. More than 2,000 firefighters in Portugal battled Monday to contain major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 62 people, while authorities came under mounting criticism for not doing more to prevent the tragedy.
British citizen Daniel Starling walks among the debris of his burnt house in the village of Figueira, near Pedrogao Grande, central Portugal, Monday. Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed tens of people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over roads Saturday evening.
A Spanish firefighting plane flies over the fires in Pedrogao Grande, Portugal. More than 2,000 firefighters in Portugal battled Monday to contain major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 62 people, while authorities came under mounting criticism for not doing more to prevent the tragedy.
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