People Gather on Beach As South of France Wildfires Force Evacuations

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

Thousands of tourists and residents in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region evacuated the area throughout the night of Tuesday, July 25, 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. Tourists at the Camp de Domaine, in Bormes-les-Mimosas, were asked to leave the resort on the morning of Wednesday, July 26. The resort posted an update on Facebook, saying that authorities had requested the evacuation. Credit: Instagram/Lisa Minot Sun Travel Editor via Storyful

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