Smoke From Gironde Wildfires Seen From Cap Ferret, France

Two fires burning in the Gironde department of France since July 12 have prompted evacuations in the region. according to local officials.

More than 12,200 people have been evacuated as 1,200 firefighters fought the two fires spanning around 10,000 hectares, or approximately 24,710 acres, according to the Department of Gironde.

Footage filmed from Cap Ferret on Saturday, July 16, shows smoke rising from the fires.

According to officials, the fires that started on Tuesday, July 12, have destroyed seven buildings in the region, including one house. Credit: @ActusNonStop via Storyful

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