Czech firefighters battle blaze, evacuate villages

STORY: Volunteer firefighters from the town of Velky Senov, who shot the footage, said on social media on Tuesday the fire in the Czech part of the Switzerland national park was under control in some areas, but several homes in the evacuated village of Mezna had been damaged by flames.

Firefighters, who suspect an unattended campfire caused the blaze, had the situation under control until changing winds caused another flare up.

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