Alcoutim, Tavira, São Brás de Alportel, Castro Marim, Monchique and Aljezur are all on the highest fire advisory in the Algarve, as the dry and hot weather persists.
A total of nine fires are currently active in the northern half of the country, with blaze in Pampilhosa da Serra causing the most concern.
A total of 663 firefighters, accompanied by 200 vehicles were this morning battling the blaze which started on Sunday.
Six Algarve councils on maximum fire alert
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