Thousands flee La Gomera fire in Spain’s Canary Islands
13 August 2012
Last updated at 04:49 ET
The blaze at Valle Gran Rey on La Gomera has not yet been contained
Firefighters are battling a forest fire on La Gomera in Spain’s Canary Islands which forced the evacuation of nearly 1,000 people by ferry overnight.
The worst affected area on La Gomera is Valle Gran Rey. Road access has been cut by the fire, which has spread with high winds
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