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#Forest fires

# forest-fires - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Fires put out in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Hundreds of firefighters have been battling several forest fires around Chernobyl for the past 10 days.

# forest-fires - Thursday 22 August, 2019

UN calls for protection of Amazon as Bolsonaro claims 'environmental psychosis' hampers Brazil

Official figures show nearly 73,000 forest fires were recorded in Brazil in the first eight months of the year.

# forest-fires - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Record number of Amazon wildfires lit on purpose, claims president of Brazil

Nearly 73,000 forest fires have been reported in the country so far this year.

# forest-fires - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Europe heatwave: 'Extreme risk' Spanish wildfires could spread after 13,500 acres destroyed

The forest fire is spreading through Catalonia.

# forest-fires - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'We are winning the fight': Fires that forced mass evacuations in France almost under control

“In such dry conditions, we really fear that fires could start again,” one firefighter said.

# forest-fires - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Prime Minister demands 'immediate answers' as forest fires continue to rage in Portugal

Earlier reports had suggested a plane had crashed while attempting to battle the blazes.

# forest-fires - Saturday 26 December, 2015

From The42 'Clough would be the only person who could chop Martin O'Neill down to size' Forest Fires

'Clough would be the only person who could chop Martin O'Neill down to size'

The current Republic of Ireland boss struggled under the iconic figure’s management style while at Nottingham Forest.

# forest-fires - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

If you're out walking this spring, don't start forest fires

Only who can stop them?

# forest-fires - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Forest fires on holiday island of Majorca forces people to flee

Around 200 people have fled from the fires with emergency services still grappling to control the fire from spreading.

# forest-fires - Friday 5 April, 2013

Minister warns of risk of more land and forest fires

High to extreme risk conditions for fire will persist until the coming weekend at least, according to Met Éireann’s fire weather index.

# forest-fires - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Air Corps helicopter fights Donegal forest fire

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

# forest-fires - Thursday 26 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: OECD calls for dole to be cut; Sellafield to be stress-tested by the EU; and why Cheryl Cole was dropped from the US X Factor.

# forest-fires - Saturday 14 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In your Fix this evening: The palace is looking forward to the Queen’s visit but Sinn Féin most definitely is not; the woman who was decapitated in Tenerife yesterday is named; Haiti’s new president takes office; Dylan gets defensive; and Jedward goes global.

Total cost of forest and gorse fires set to rise above €7 million

The fires which hit various parts of the country earlier this month did €5 million worth of damage to State owned forests with a further €2.4 million worth of damage inflicted on privately owned forests.

# forest-fires - Thursday 5 May, 2011

Fires cause €5 million worth of damage with 985 hectares of land destroyed

Coillte estimates that it will take this much to cover the extra expense from fire fighting, replacement of trees lost and forgone revenue from timber.

# forest-fires - Friday 18 February, 2011

Take 5: Friday

Five things you need to know: an unforeseen increase in mortgage defaults, an unforeseeable increase in forest fires, but no planned flattening of Liberty Hall for now.

Fires destroyed 780 hectares of forestry last year in Ireland

Around €3.5m worth of damage caused by blazes – some deliberately set – on lands and in wooded areas.

# forest-fires - Sunday 5 December, 2010

Israel close to tackling forest fires, say firefighters Israel This post contains images

Israel close to tackling forest fires, say firefighters

Israel’s prime minister is refusing any further foreign firefighting assistance as blaze being brought under control.

# forest-fires - Saturday 4 December, 2010

UN pledges support for Israeli firefighting effort Israel This post contains videos

UN pledges support for Israeli firefighting effort

Over 40 people have been killed and 13,000 evacuated as fires continue to rage in the north of Israel.

# forest-fires - Friday 3 December, 2010

Thank you: Turkey's aid to Israeli wildfire crisis breaks diplomatic stalemate Israel This post contains images

Thank you: Turkey's aid to Israeli wildfire crisis breaks diplomatic stalemate

Israeli and Turkish prime ministers have their first phone conversation since 2009 in wake of fires which have killed 42 people.