Monday 20 August 2018

Phillip Schofield shares photo of smoke from ‘terrible’ Portugal wildfire

The star of This Morning is on holiday in the country.

Phillip Schofield (PA)
Phillip Schofield (PA)

By Julia Hunt, Press Association Entertainment Correspondent

Phillip Schofield has shared a photograph of smoke from the wildfire currently blazing in Portugal, where he is on holiday.

The presenter, 56, posted the image on Instagram.

It shows a wooded hillside with what appears to be a huge cloud of smoke billowing just beyond it.

“Terrible Portuguese forest fires over the hills,” said the star, adding a tearful emoji to his message.

Terrible Portuguese forest fires over the hills 😢

A post shared by Phillip Schofield (@schofe) on

This Morning star Schofield is on holiday with his family.

The wildfire has been blazing in southern Portugal for several days. Almost 1,300 firefighters from across the country have been assigned to the fire.

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