Wildfire raging near French Riviera kills 2, injures 27

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More than 1,100 firefighters have been battling the flames and thousands of tourists and locals were evacuated to safer areas.

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A wildfire near the French Riviera killed two people and was burning out of control Wednesday in the forests of the popular region, fueled by wind and drought. Over 1,100 firefighters were battling the flames and thousands of tourists and locals were evacuated to safer areas, reports US News & World.