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Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park

Reuters Monday, 19 August 2019
An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park, authorities said on Monday.
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News video: Hundreds evacuated as wildfire rages in the Canary Islands

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A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands has led to the evacuation of thousands of people. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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