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900 Firefighters Battle Massive Fire in Southeast France

This photo provided by the SDIS30 fire brigade shows trees burning during a fire Thursday, July 7, 2022 near Bordezac, in southern France. Hundred of firefighters backed by water-dropping planes battled a large forest fire Friday in southeast France that has forced the evacuation of nearby villages.Thirteen firefighters have been injured in Bordezac — the village where the fire started. (SDIS30 via AP)
This photo provided by the SDIS30 fire brigade shows trees burning during a fire Thursday, July 7, 2022 near Bordezac, in southern France. Hundred of firefighters backed by water-dropping planes battled a large forest fire Friday in southeast France that has forced the evacuation of nearby villages.Thirteen firefighters have been injured in Bordezac — the village where the fire started. (SDIS30 via AP)
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Paris (AP) -- Hundred of firefighters backed by water-dropping planes battled a large forest fire Friday in southeastern France that has forced the evacuation of nearby villages.

Thirteen firefighters have been injured in Bordezac — the village where the fire started. Overall, 18 firefighters have been injured amid several forest fires that have burned for days in the region, according to France Info.