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Spain fires: 'Conditions are improving on Costa del Sol'

31 August 2012 Last updated at 21:38 BST

Wildfires in southern Spain have forced thousands of people to flee their homes on the Costa del Sol - though authorities are now more optimistic about bringing the outbreak under control.

Journalist Flor Gragera of the Spanish daily newspaper El Pais spoke to the BBC's Annita McVeigh.