Forest fires in Czech Republic and France finally under control

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After raging for more than week in the Czech Bohemian Switzerland national park, a forest fire of historic proportions has been brought under control, Czech Fire Brigade chief Vladimir Vlcek said in Hrensko on Monday evening. In southern France, a smaller but still significant blaze was also brought under control by emergency workers. The two operations saw more than 1,000 firefighters engaged in the Czech Republic, and 670 in France. The Bohemian Switzerland National Park in the west of the Czech Republic is near the border with Germany, where forest fires are also burning. It was only on Mon…

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