Vehicle fires

A burnt truck lies on a dirt road close to the road between Castanheira de Pera and Figueiro dos Vinhos, central Portugal, Sunday, June 18 2017. Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 50 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road Saturday evening. (AP Photo/Armando Franca),
June 18, 2017 - 3:24 pm
PEDROGAO GRANDE, Portugal (AP) — A raging forest fire in central Portugal sent flames sweeping over roads, killing at least 61 people, many of them trapped in their cars as they tried to flee, officials said Sunday. The country's prime minister called it "the biggest tragedy" that Portugal has...
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A policeman stands by a covered body on a dirt road outside Pedrogao Grande, central Portugal, Sunday, June 18 2017. Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed more than 50 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what the prime minister on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years". (AP Photo/Armando Franca),
June 18, 2017 - 10:00 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on the Portugal forest fires (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Portuguese officials say most of the 62 people who died in the forest fire north of Lisbon were trying to flee the inferno in their cars. The forest fire began Saturday in the Pedrogao Grande area, 150...
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Police investigators stand by a burnt car on the road between Castanheira de Pera and Figueiro dos Vinhos, central Portugal, Sunday, June 18 2017. Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed more than 50 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what the prime minister on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years." (AP Photo/Armando Franca),
June 18, 2017 - 9:04 am
AVELAR, Portugal (AP) — Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 62 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what the prime minister on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy" the country has experienced in years. Portugal has declared three days of...
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Police investigators stand by a burnt car on the road between Castanheira de Pera and Figueiro dos Vinhos, central Portugal, Sunday, June 18 2017. Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed more than 50 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what the prime minister on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years." (AP Photo/Armando Franca),
June 18, 2017 - 7:34 am
AVELAR, Portugal (AP) — Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 58 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what the prime minister on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years." Nearly 60 other people were injured...
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Police investigators stand by a burnt car on the road between Castanheira de Pera and Figueiro dos Vinhos, central Portugal, Sunday, June 18 2017. Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed more than 50 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what the prime minister on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years." (AP Photo/Armando Franca),
June 18, 2017 - 6:35 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on the Portugal forest fires (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Pope Francis has led thousands of people in a moment of silent prayer for the victims of the Portugal fire. Francis referred to the "devastating fire" at the end of his Sunday prayer, delivered from his...
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Firefighters of the Portuguese National Republican Guard work to stop a forest fire from reaching the village of Avelar, central Portugal, at sunrise Sunday, June 18 2017. A number of people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road Saturday evening. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
June 18, 2017 - 5:59 am
AVELAR, Portugal (AP) — Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 57 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what the prime minister on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years." Nearly 60 other people were injured...
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A man on the balcony of a house looks up at a forest fire raging on a hillside above the village of Avelar, central Portugal, before sunrise Sunday, June 18, 2017. A number of people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road Saturday evening. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
June 18, 2017 - 4:51 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on Portugal forest fires (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Spain's prime minister has offered support to Portugal after forest fires have killed at least 43 people in the neighboring country. Mariano Rajoy has tweeted that he is "overwhelmed by the tragedy at Pedrogao...
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Firefighters of the Portuguese National Republican Guard work to stop a forest fire from reaching the village of Avelar, central Portugal, at sunrise Sunday, June 18 2017. A number of people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road Saturday evening. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
June 18, 2017 - 4:25 am
AVELAR, Portugal (AP) — Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 43 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what Prime Minister Antonio Costa on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years." Nearly 60 other people...
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Firefighters of the Portuguese National Republican Guard work to stop a forest fire from reaching the village of Avelar, central Portugal, at sunrise Sunday, June 18 2017. A number of people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road Saturday evening. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
June 18, 2017 - 3:56 am
AVELAR, Portugal (AP) — Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 39 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what Prime Minister Antonio Costa on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years." The death toll initially...
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Firefighters of the Portuguese National Republican Guard work to stop a forest fire from reaching the village of Avelar, central Portugal, at sunrise Sunday, June 18 2017. A number of people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road Saturday evening. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
June 18, 2017 - 3:01 am
AVELAR, Portugal (AP) — Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 25 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what Prime Minister Antonio Costa on Sunday called "the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years." The deaths occurred in...
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