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Wildfires Force Evacuations in Italy

Two campgrounds evacuated after wind change   MILAN (AP) — Italian authorities have evacuated two campgrounds in Tuscany as wildfires cause disruption across central and southern Italy. Mayor Luigi Bellumori of the Tuscan town of Capalbio told ANSA that the ...

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Two Dead as Tourists Flee Italian Wildfires

Retirees killed as they tried to defend their property     By COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press MILAN (AP) — Wildfires that have consumed vast swaths of southern Italy and forced the emergency evacuation of hundreds of tourists claimed the lives ...

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Tense Evacuation from Wildfires on Sicily

Vacationers flee, many wearing just bathing suits     By COLLEEN BARRY,  Associated Press MILAN (AP) — Vacationers evacuated from a resort in Sicily because of wildfires described Thursday how their day at the beach turned into an emergency evacuation ...

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Wildfires Rage in Southern Italy

One fire burns along slopes of Mount Vesuvius   MILAN (AP) — Firefighters are battling wildfires throughout southern Italy, including along the slopes of the volcano Mount Vesuvius near Naples. Wildfires have been raging for days, and Italy’s civil protection ...

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