Hundreds of firefighters battle Portugal wildfires
14 August 2010 Last updated at 20:58 BST
More than 600 firefighters are battling wildfires in three separate areas of Portugal.
Officials say gusting winds have fanned at least 26 fires in the north, centre and south of the country.
Meanwhile, two firefighters have been killed while tackling wildfires in neighbouring Spain.
Jane-Frances Kelly reports.