Security Message for U.S. Citizens 

Event/Location: Wildfire Season in Portugal


The U.S. Embassy in Lisbon cautions U.S. citizens of the potential for wildfires in Portugal.  Peak fire season in Portugal is already underway and can last until October.  Prior to traveling in Portugal, we encourage you to monitor the Civil Protection Authority’s website at, where you will find notices on elevated fire risks.


All U.S. citizens living in or traveling in Portugal should also monitor local news reports, follow directions from local officials, and take appropriate action as needed.


Please share the information above and the additional resources below with friends and family.


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