Southwest France battles wildfires

Revelation 16:9 “They were scorched by the fierce heat, and they cursed the name of God who had power over these plagues. They did not repent and give him glory.”

Important Takeaways:

  • Thousands evacuated as wildfires tear through southwest France
  • Wildfires tore through the Gironde region of southwestern France on Wednesday, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of more than 8,000 residents
  • Some people were forced to clamber onto rooftops as the flames got closer to their properties.
  • More than 6,000 hectares (14,826 acres) were still continuing to burn out of control despite the efforts of firefighters backed by water-bombing aircraft.
  • Sweden and Italy are among countries preparing to send help to France, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said.

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