More than 10,000 Hectares Burnt by Gironde Wildfire

Wildfires in the Gironde region of Southern France have spread to over 10,000 hectares as of July 16, according to local firefighters.

Local authorities reported that 14,000 people had been evacuated from their homes and 1,200 firefighters were battling the wildfires.

In La Teste-de-Buch 3,400 hectares have burned and 10,000 people have been evacuated. In Landiras, 7,200 hectares have burned and 4,100 people have been evacuated. Credit: Sapeurs-Pompiers 33 via Storyful

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