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#Forest Fire

# forest-fire - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Orange forest fire warning in place as temperatures rise
# Gorse Fire
# Gorse Fire

Orange forest fire warning in place as temperatures rise

May 14th 2019, 12:38 PM 10,555 Views 8 Comments

People are being reminded not to light fires near forests or open land.

# forest-fire - Friday 24 August, 2018

German firefighters stop spread of huge blaze but warn of ongoing threat
# Forest Fire
# Forest Fire

German firefighters stop spread of huge blaze but warn of ongoing threat

Aug 24th 2018, 9:30 PM 10,365 Views 5 Comments

Around 600 people fled their homes in three villages in Brandenburg 50 kilometres southwest of the capital.

# forest-fire - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Four-year-old boy whose parents were on honeymoon among dead in Portugal fires
# Victims
# Victims

Four-year-old boy whose parents were on honeymoon among dead in Portugal fires

Jun 20th 2017, 7:51 AM 23,106 Views 9 Comments

At least 64 people have died in fires that swept through the centre of the country at the weekend.

# forest-fire - Monday 19 June, 2017

Portugal in mourning as firefighters continue to battle deadly wildfire
# Devastation
# Devastation

Portugal in mourning as firefighters continue to battle deadly wildfire

Jun 19th 2017, 10:43 AM 12,979 Views 9 Comments

At least 62 people died as the fire swept through central Portugal at the weekend.

# forest-fire - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62
# Portugal
# Portugal

Death toll from raging Portuguese forest fire rises to at least 62

Jun 18th 2017, 4:32 PM 42,609 Views 14 Comments

Portugal was sweltering under a severe heatwave yesterday with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees celsius in several regions.

# forest-fire - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'The scale of this fire is frightening': Out-of-control blaze stretches 8km long this evening
# Galway Forest
# Galway Forest

'The scale of this fire is frightening': Out-of-control blaze stretches 8km long this evening

May 9th 2017, 9:15 PM 38,739 Views 48 Comments

A blaze around 5km long is still burning at Cloosh Valley in Galway today.

# forest-fire - Monday 8 May, 2017

Thousands of acres of Irish forest at 'major risk of destruction'
# Gorse Fire
# Gorse Fire

Thousands of acres of Irish forest at 'major risk of destruction'

May 8th 2017, 9:59 PM 26,327 Views 36 Comments

The high temperatures of the past weekend have left Irish firefighters under pressure as many gorse fires broke out across the country.

# forest-fire - Thursday 21 April, 2016

People warned to stay away from a big part of Killarney National Park
# Forest Fire
# Forest Fire

People warned to stay away from a big part of Killarney National Park

Apr 21st 2016, 2:55 PM 28,486 Views 35 Comments

A request has been made to the Air Corps to help fire-fighters in their attempts to extinguish the blaze.

# forest-fire - Monday 20 April, 2015

Smoke from a gorse fire blocked out the sun in Galway earlier
# Spiddal
# Spiddal

Smoke from a gorse fire blocked out the sun in Galway earlier

Apr 20th 2015, 8:11 PM 17,025 Views 31 Comments

There were no reports of damage.

# forest-fire - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

'Worst forest fire in living memory' continues to rage in Sweden
# NATIONAL EMERGENCY
# NATIONAL EMERGENCY

'Worst forest fire in living memory' continues to rage in Sweden

Aug 6th 2014, 9:22 AM 10,181 Views 4 Comments

The severity of the blaze prompted authorities to declare it a national emergency.

# forest-fire - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Police in Australia fear deaths in wildfires with 100 missing
# Australia
# Australia

Police in Australia fear deaths in wildfires with 100 missing

Jan 6th 2013, 3:15 PM 6,728 Views 2 Comments

The government has also warned of further danger across the nation from extreme heat predicted in several states this week.

# forest-fire - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Air Corps helicopter fights Donegal forest fire
# Forest Fires
# Forest Fires

Air Corps helicopter fights Donegal forest fire

May 27th 2012, 12:55 PM 3,371 Views 0 Comments

The Air Corps AW 139 helicopter has so far been successful in containing the spread of the fires near Glengesh in south Donegal.

# forest-fire - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Chief fire officers say geographical spread of wildfires were ‘unprecedented’
# Fires
# Fires

Chief fire officers say geographical spread of wildfires were ‘unprecedented’

May 3rd 2011, 2:59 PM 964 Views 0 Comments

Rain forecast for some afflicted areas in next 48 hours may help in battle as Clare Chief Fire Officer condemns those who set blazes deliberately.

Fire chiefs warn that gorse blazes could continue into week
# Fires
# Fires

Fire chiefs warn that gorse blazes could continue into week

May 3rd 2011, 7:35 AM 895 Views 0 Comments

A boy of 10 is questioned in Northern Ireland, while firefighters continue to tackle blazes in Donegal and Offaly.

# forest-fire - Sunday 1 May, 2011

Efforts to tackle Donegal gorse fires continue, as fires break out in Mayo, Galway and Down
# Fires
# Fires

Efforts to tackle Donegal gorse fires continue, as fires break out in Mayo, Galway and Down

May 1st 2011, 6:45 PM 3,145 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Defence Forces carry out aerial assessment of west Donegal area hit by gorse fire, as NI crews tackle major fires in the Mourne Mountain region.

# forest-fire - Friday 30 July, 2010

Russia burns as wildfires spread
# Russia
# Russia

Russia burns as wildfires spread

Jul 30th 2010, 3:30 PM 250 Views 0 Comments

Death toll rises to 25 as people flee the flames.