Gran Canaria: Mountain fire rages on holiday island

Gran Canaria: Mountain fire rages on holiday island

A mountain fire on the holiday island of Gran Canaria has led 1000 tourists to flee. Troops have been drafted in to help 200 firefighters to battle the blaze. The fire spans nearly 2,500 acres, about 20 miles from the capital Las Palmas. Helicopters and planes are being used to drop water on the area in an attempt to tackle the raging inferno.

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