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Spain evacuates 1200 from eastern valencia amid wildfire

Madrid, Aug 15 (UNI) Raging wildfire has destroyed an area of 6,500 hectares (16,000 acres) in the Spanish autonomous community of Valencia, forcing 1,200 people to evacuate, local authorities said on Monday.
"6,500 hectares are engulfed, 1,200 people have been evacuated," the Ministry of Justice, Interior and Public Administration said on Twitter, noting that 15 air assets are involved in the fire extinguishing.
The fire started late on Saturday in Valencia's Alicante city, local authorities said, adding that the difficult terrain and strong wind contributed to the spread of the fire.
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