Fire breaks out at camp in Slovenia as migrants push forward

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Freezing temperatures and burning tents heightened the misery of thousands of people Wednesday as they pushed their way through Europe, hoping to find refuge at the end of their arduous treks.

The European Union's executive, meanwhile, summoned leaders of the countries on the migrant trail to a summit in Brussels on Sunday in an effort to better coordinate the flow from one country to another.

A fire broke out on Wednesday at a camp for migrants in Slovenia, the current gateway to Austria and beyond. The cause of the fire at the camp in Brezice, on Slovenia's border with Croatia, was not clear, but migrants had been lighting fires outside their tents to ward off the chilly fall weather.

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