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Dublin: 14°C Thursday 18 August 2022

#Forest fires

# forest-fires - Sunday 14 August, 2022

Spain wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate as land destroyed
# European Heatwave
# European Heatwave

Spain wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate as land destroyed

Updated Sun 7:21 PM 37,651 Views 4 Comments

The fire was raging in the Aragon region where around 300 firefighters are trying to contain the blaze.

# forest-fires - Monday 25 July, 2022

Fire chief: Last week we witnessed the arrival of climate change in Britain
# Opinion
# Opinion

Fire chief: Last week we witnessed the arrival of climate change in Britain

Jul 25th 2022, 11:59 PM 18,745 Views 17 Comments

Dave Walton of Yorkshire Fire and Rescue describes the extreme conditions they faced last week and warns that it’s just the beginning.

# forest-fires - Friday 15 July, 2022

Pilot killed after firefighting plane crashes in Portugal
# Forest Fires
# Forest Fires

Pilot killed after firefighting plane crashes in Portugal

Jul 15th 2022, 11:03 PM 19,057 Views 4 Comments

A heatwave has left much of southwestern Europe sweltering over the past week.

# forest-fires - Sunday 10 July, 2022

Portugal battles forest fires amid heatwave
# Portugal
# Portugal

Portugal battles forest fires amid heatwave

Jul 10th 2022, 5:00 PM 26,078 Views 5 Comments

The fires have been burning in several areas since Thursday, destroying at least two homes.

# forest-fires - Friday 17 September, 2021

California forest fires threaten world’s largest trees
# California
# California

California forest fires threaten world’s largest trees

Sep 17th 2021, 7:32 AM 16,515 Views 4 Comments

Groves of gigantic sequoias could be in the path of the wildfires.

# forest-fires - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Fires put out in Chernobyl exclusion zone
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Fires put out in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Updated Apr 14th 2020, 5:10 PM 44,600 Views 33 Comments

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
# Forest Fires
# Forest Fires

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

Aug 22nd 2019, 10:37 PM 18,395 Views 56 Comments

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
# Amazon Rainforest
# Amazon Rainforest

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

Aug 21st 2019, 7:08 PM 15,502 Views 19 Comments

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
# Forest Fires
# Forest Fires

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

Jun 27th 2019, 6:20 PM 24,964 Views 10 Comments

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
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

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

Jul 27th 2017, 10:08 AM 8,636 Views 3 Comments

“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
# Forest Fires
# Forest Fires

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

Jun 20th 2017, 5:46 PM 26,171 Views 12 Comments

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

# forest-fires - Saturday 26 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 26th 2015, 8:00 AM 24,506 Views 8 Comments

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
# Smokey The Bear
# Smokey The Bear

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

Mar 24th 2015, 6:03 AM 5,497 Views 6 Comments

Only who can stop them?

# forest-fires - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Forest fires on holiday island of Majorca forces people to flee
# Holiday-makers
# Holiday-makers

Forest fires on holiday island of Majorca forces people to flee

Aug 21st 2013, 2:16 PM 6,919 Views 6 Comments

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
# Fire Warning
# Fire Warning

Minister warns of risk of more land and forest fires

Apr 5th 2013, 10:44 AM 7,766 Views 23 Comments

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
# Forest Fires
# Forest Fires

Air Corps helicopter fights Donegal forest fire

May 27th 2012, 12:55 PM 3,388 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-fires - Thursday 26 May, 2011

# forest-fires - Saturday 14 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

May 14th 2011, 7:36 PM 3,222 Views 0 Comments

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
# Fires
# Fires

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

May 14th 2011, 6:33 PM 835 Views 0 Comments

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
# Fire Damage
# Fire Damage

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

May 5th 2011, 3:18 PM 702 Views 0 Comments

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

Fires destroyed 780 hectares of forestry last year in Ireland
# Fires
# Fires

Fires destroyed 780 hectares of forestry last year in Ireland

Feb 18th 2011, 2:14 PM 1,107 Views 0 Comments

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
# Israel

Israel close to tackling forest fires, say firefighters

Dec 5th 2010, 1:54 PM 386 Views 0 Comments

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
# Israel

UN pledges support for Israeli firefighting effort

Dec 4th 2010, 10:44 AM 366 Views 0 Comments

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
# Israel

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

Dec 3rd 2010, 7:26 PM 746 Views 1 Comment

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