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In pictures: Europe's forest fires
Fire fighters near Dubrovnik
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The worst fires in 15 years are burning outside the historic Croatian city of Dubrovnik
Plane drops fire-retardant chemicals in Gravone valley, Corsica
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In France, the flames have been fought from the air using chemicals...
Corsica firefighting with water
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...and the more traditional method - dumping tonnes of water on the flames
Forest fire raging in Vaestervik in Vaesterbotten, Sweden
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Scandinavia has not escaped the fires - brush fires have broken out in north-eastern Sweden
Fire damage in
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The fires leave devastation in their wakes, with only blackened stumps remaining
Greek fire fighters
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Nearly a dozen fires have broken out in Greece, some forcing the evacuation of holidaymakers
La Gaillarde holiday village in Saint-Aygulf near Frejus
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Some tourists in France escaped unharmed but lost their possessions

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