Portugal residents worry as wildfire rages on

STORY: "The drought has been extreme. No rain, no winter. All this has contributed to us getting to this situation," he said.

More than 1,000 firefighters have been battling several wildfires across Portugal, including in Murca, since a heat wave started last week when temperatures surpassed 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40C) in some parts of the country.

Lopes added he was worried fire could destroy his olive trees and his grandchildren's future.

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