Sunbathers Watch From Beach as Wildfires Burn in French Riviera

A family on the beach watches as a fire burns nearby in La Croix-Valmer, near Saint-Tropez, southern France on July 25, 2017.Valery Hache / AFP - Getty Images

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By The Associated Press and Matthew Nighswander

Sunseekers in the French Riviera appeared determined to have their summer fun Tuesday, even as approaching wildfires seemed like they could be a little too close for comfort.

Hundreds of firefighters are battling blazes, fanned by high winds, in more than a dozen zones in the Riviera region of southern France. Four firefighters have been injured.

A Canadair firefighting plane drops water on the fire in La Croix-Valmer.Jean-Paul Pelissier / Reuters

A local official, tweeting on Tuesday, a day after the fires started, said about 100 people were evacuated in Ramatuelle, while five hectares burned in Saint-Tropez.

There have been no reports of injuries among residents or tourists.

A forest fire burns in the background as people enjoy the beach in La Croix-Valmer. Valery Hache / AFP - Getty Images