Forest fires in Greece, Spain and France

1. Residents take refuge on the beach as a wildfire burns on the mountain next to the village of Lithi, on the Greek island of Chios

Forest fires in Greece, Spain and France

2. Men with makeshift fire beaters try to combat the blaze on the Greek isle of Chios

Forest fires in Greece, Spain and France

3. Chairs and tables used at a wedding reception lie scattered after guests rushed to leave when a fire approached the village of Lithi, on the Greek island of Chios

Forest fires in Greece, Spain and France

4. Local residents and firefighting volunteers holding makeshift fire beaters look towards a large forest fire on the Greek island of Chios

Forest fires in Greece, Spain and France

5. A firefighting helicopter drops water over a burning forest on Chios

Forest fires in Greece, Spain and France

6. Firemen are dwarfed by flames as they battle against a fire on Chios island, Greece

Forest fires in Greece, Spain and France

7. Firefighters attempt to control a forest fire in Torneros de Jamuz near Leon, Spain

Forest fires in Greece, Spain and France

8. A firefighter works at the site of a wildfire in Torneros de Jamuz near Leon in the north-west of Spain

Forest fires in Greece, Spain and France