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Members of the Brif, (reinforcement brigade wildfires) wait to be airlifted by helicopters to the wildfire in Tabuyo del Monte, near Leon on August 22, 2012. Spain's government Thursday denied crisis budget cuts had hit national resources for fighting this summer's spate of deadly wildfires. Numerous wildfires have broken out across Spain including a fire that has ravaged thousands of hectares on the Spanish island of La Gomera, part of the Canary Islands archipelago, in the sweltering heat in recent weeks. © Pedro ARMESTRE