La Garde Freinet, France (French Republic)
FIREFIGHTERS BATTLE FOREST FIRES IN ALPES MARITIMES NEAR NICE.
Firefighters battle forest fires fanned by strong winds in the Alpes
Maritimes near Nice, September 2, 2003. Three firemen were killed late
last night after their truck was cought in the blaze. Officials said
54,000 hectares had been devastated by summer blazes this year.