Spanish wildfires rip through Salamanca province

STORY: Firefighters in the region of Castile and Leon fought the fire, which forced the evacuation of 49 children from a summer camp.

Regional authorities said more than 4,000 hectares (9,900 acres) of land had been burned.

Spain's meteorological agency AEMET had forecast temperatures of over 44 degrees Celsius (111 Fahrenheit) in large parts of southern Spain on Thursday.

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