|RT | Jul 26, 2017|
|An aerial view taken on July 25, 2017 shows the fire devastated|
landscape in Biguglia, on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica
© Pochard-Casabianca / AFP
"The evacuations, at least 10,000, followed the progression of the fire. It's an area that doubles or triples its population in summer," a fire service official told AFP near the Bormes-les-Mimosas commune in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeast France.
At least 3,000 of those evacuated were holidaymakers, the official added.
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