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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Canary Islands Government
Cooler temperatures and favorable winds are helping firefighters battle an 11-day-old blaze raging on the Canary Island of La Gomera, Spanish authorities said Wednesday.
Wildfires fanned by fierce winds and high temperatures raged across a western Spanish region and on the Canary Islands, threatening to cut off phone contact with one island and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people, officials said Sunday.