Authorities Shut Highway Between France And Spain Over Fire

Firefighters and volunteers try to extinguish flames                                          Valerie GACHE / AFP

 

A forest fire in northeastern Spain on the French border forced authorities to shut a highway linking the two countries on Saturday at the height of a heatwave, firefighters said.

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“We’re working together with French firefighters on a fire at la Jonquera,” they said on Twitter.

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The firefighters in Catalonia said they were aided by six water-dropping planes and helicopters.

They added the blaze was under control.

The fire comes as France experiences the summer’s busiest day on the roads, as July holiday-makers return home and those who vacation in August depart.

AFP

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