Wildfires Forces Evacuation of 10,000 in Southeast France

StoryfulWeatherPublished: July 26, 2017
Published: July 26, 2017

Thousands of tourists and residents in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region evacuated the area over Tuesday night as firefighters tried to contain a wildfire burning near Bormes-les-Mimosas. Local newspaper Var-Matin reported that at least 3,000 people camping on the Cap Benat peninsula were evacuated as the wildfire spread to over 800 acres. This video shows the wildfire burning near Bormes-les-Mimosas. Credit: Facebook/Eric Gaussens via Storyful

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