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Forest fire in southern France triggers evacuations

by Clemence FOURNIVAL avec Julie PACOREL à Marseille MARTIGUES, France (AFP) A forest fire Tuesday ravaged 800 hectares of vegetation near the southern French city of Marseille, forcing the evacuation of over 200 people, officials said. There were no casualties thus far from the blaze that broke out west of Marseille, as 1,200 firefighters and water bombing planes were deployed to fight the flames. Some 225 people, mostly tourists and campers, were evacuated by [ ]


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