A video of burnt Madeira shot from sky appeared online. The footage shows that a significant area of the main Portuguese resorts turned into ashes.
Fires keep raging on the island for three days already. At least 4 people died. More than a thousand were evacuated. According to local authorities, it was felony arson.
Two suspects are arrested.
The fire came close to the main town of the island - Funchal, motherland of Cristiano Ronaldo, a winner of three Golden Balls. He built a sports complex in this city. Feeling sorrow for the human grief, the football player offered the government his financial support.