Spain: Dramatic video shows locals run from raging fire as it jumps highway

Dramatic footage shows locals battling raging fires in Galicia on Sunday were forced to escape when the flames jumped the road. People were forced to drop hoses and run as flames became increasingly close in the municipalities of Salvaterra de Mino and As Neves, located in the province of Pontevedra, as well as Vigo's municipality of Zamanes. The fires have already claimed the lives of two... Еще people whose bodies were discovered inside a burned-out vehicle on the road between Camos and Chandebrito in the city of Nigran. It is believed the people may have become trapped by fire while driving through a wooded area. Strong winds have fuelled the fires raging across four provinces in Galicia including a major fire in Vigo which is one of the most populated cities in the province. The Ministry of Defence has reportedly deployed a total of 500 soldiers to join the 350 firefighters, 220 pumps and air assets. The exact cause of the fire is not known.

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