More evacuations as crews tackle blazes in Spain and Greece

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A fire that broke out on the Spanish island of Tenerife this week was still raging on Sunday and has now destroyed more than 2,150 hectares, the regional president said, even as the situation eases in other parts of the country. At the same time, large fires in the Dadia National Park in north-eastern Greece and on the Aegean island of Lesbos were burning out of control, as a pernicious mix of heatwaves and droughts make it tough for crews to put out the flames. Emergency officials on Tenerife, a Canary Island that is popular with tourists off north-western Africa, have moved to safety 585 res…

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