Forest fires in Portugal

1. Water-dumping aircraft from Spain and France have joined Portugal’s battle to halt the spread of wildfires through woodland

Forest fires in Portugal

2. A helicopter drops water on a fire in Alvaiazere, central Portugal

Forest fires in Portugal

3. Firemen in full protective clothing uses hoses to fight a raging forest blaze at Quinta da Sobreira, in Viseu

Forest fires in Portugal

4. A helicopter utilised for fire fighting purposes drops water on a fire in a forest area in Quinta da Sobreira, Viseu

Forest fires in Portugal

5. Firefighters attempt to extinguish a forest fire burning in Ribeira do Farrio, near Ourem

Forest fires in Portugal

6. A red hot blaze rages through a forest area at Quinta da Sobreira, in Viseu

Forest fires in Portugal

7. A woman watches the fire approaching a house in Ribeira do Farrio, near Ourem

Forest fires in Portugal

8. Firemen fight a forest fire at Quinta da Sobreira, in Viseu

Forest fires in Portugal



9. Firemen fight a forest fire at Quinta da Sobreira, in Viseu

Forest fires in Portugal

10. A firefighter works to douse the fire in Ribeira do Farrio, near Ourem

Forest fires in Portugal