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The trunk of a tree burns as a firefighters works to control the fire in the outskirts of Cebreros, Spain, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. Officials say more than 550 firefighters backed up by 17 water-carrying aircraft are trying to bring a large wildfire under control, 92 kilometers (57 miles) west of Madrid. Regional government spokesman Francisco Jose Sanchez says that although the flames, which were first detected Saturday, are still raging out of control a day later, he was hopeful the fire could be contained in coming hours, declaring there is some evidence the fire had been started deliberately and investigators are looking into the outbreak. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Photo by Andres Kudacki
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