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Firefighters embrace as they work to contain a fire in the Gironde region of southwestern France.

REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Hard Numbers: Fires in French wine country, Sweden gives Turkey a bone, fertilizer emergency, monkeys at risk

10,000: Out-of-control blazes on the outskirts of Bordeaux in southwest France have caused 10,000 people to flee their homes. Dubbed a “monster” wildfire by emergency services, this comes amid a hellish summer in France, where fires have already destroyed thousands of acres of forestry.

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