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SPAIN, EL ARENAL : A firefighters' helicopter lifts water from a swimming pool in El Arenal, near Avila as forest fires raged in the region, on July 29, 2009. Spain lost 155,000 hectares to fire in 2005 and another 188,000 hectares in 2006 but was spared major wildfire damage in the past two years, the exception being the Canary Islands in the Atlantic which suffered major blazes in 2007.  on July 29, 2009. (C) Pedro ARMESTRE
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