Risk of Forest Fires in Sarthe

Forest Fires: An “Extreme” Risk in Sarthe

This Friday 31st July 2020, the department of Sarthe was placed at “extreme” risk concerning forest fires, the highest level of vigilance. During this last week of July, many fires took place in Sarthe.  As for temperatures, they reached nearly 38 degrees this Friday 31st July 2020. To this day, the department was placed under “extreme” risk for forest fires, said the prefecture. The highest level […]

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Fire in Corsica

Fire in Corsica: 900 Hectares of Forest Ravaged

A fire broke out in southern Corsica on Tuesday 4th February 2020. Nearly 900 hectares have already been ravaged by flames, fuelled by storm Hervé. Water bombers and firefighters from the continent took action Wednesday 5th February 2020 in Corsica against a fire fanned by the winds of the storm Hervé, which ravaged several hundred hectares of forest and scrub […]

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Over one billion animals have been killed in fires in Australia

Fires in Australia: Over 1 Billion Animals Killed in the Fires

According to a joint study by WWF and a researcher from the University of Sydney, 1.25 billion mammals, reptiles, birds, frogs and invertebrates have died. A massacre. The fires that have ravaged Australia since September 2019 have killed, directly or indirectly, 1.25 billion animals, according to a joint study by WWF Australia and a researcher from the University of […]

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A charred vehicle after forest fires in the village of Mogo in New South Wales in Australia on January 6, 2010.

Fire in Australia: Firefighters Redouble their Efforts Before the Next Heat Wave

Dozens of fires are still out of control in Australia. A further rise in temperatures, accompanied by strong winds, is expected on Friday 10th January 2020. Firefighters redoubled their efforts Tuesday 7th January 2020 to regain control of gigantic forest fires in Australia, taking advantage of punctually less unfavourable weather before a new heatwave in the coming […]

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Australians bathe in Jindabyne Lake in New South Wales to cool off while the sky is reddened by fire, January 4, 2020.

Fires in Australia: Tens of Thousands Evacuate Southeast

Locals and tourists are fleeing New South Wales on Saturday 4th January 2020, as weather conditions threaten to further aggravate the devastating forest fires. Tens of thousands of Australians were evacuated Saturday 4th January 2020 their homes to flee forest fires exacerbated by catastrophic weather conditions. Temperatures exceeded 40 ° C on Saturday and strong winds were blowing, stoking hundreds of forest fires most […]

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Photo handed over by the Australian navy of people evacuated by the sea from the city of Mallacoota, in the state of Victoria, on January 3, 2020

Fires in Australia: Hundreds of Evacuees Surrounded by Forest Fires

The Australian Navy has evacuated hundreds of people, trapped in their city by devastating forest fires, causing at least 20 deaths. The Australian Navy began Friday 3rd January 2020 the evacuation of hundreds of people trapped in a city in the southeast surrounded by fires, on the eve of a weekend for which the country fears further […]

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10,000 hectares ravaged by fire in the Canaries

Fire in the Canaries: 10,000 Hectares Ravaged in this “Environmental Drama”

This extremely serious forest fire in the Canaries arrived with a heat wave and is still unchecked, despite the intervention of hundreds of firefighters. Hundreds of firefighters remained mobilized in the night of Monday to Tuesday on the tourist island of Gran Canaria, to fight against “the most important fire” which occurred this year in Spain, according to the government. […]

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