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Ambulance burned down in North Kazakhstan

An ambulance car burned down as a result of an accident in Petropavlovsk. The details of the incident were announced by the police. Today, at about 4.30 local time, a driver of the GAZ car, born in 1966. lost control and crashed into a …

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Israel seeks help from abroad to battle fires

Israel is seeking international help to battle wildfires outside Jerusalem that have forced hundreds to evacuate and sent clouds of smoke billowing over the city, the foreign ministry said on Monday. Planes and crews fought the blaze …

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13 families in Almaty lost their homes due to fire

A fire broke out in an apartment building at 12 Aktolkyn Street in the Zhetysu district, as a result 13 families were left homeless. Seven of them are staying with relatives, and six are in hotels. Akim of Almaty instructed to establish …

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Russian Defense Ministry plane crashed in Turkey

Russian amphibious aircraft Beriev Be-200 crashed in Turkey, the press service of the department informs. "On August 14, 2021, at about 15.10 Moscow time, while extinguishing fires in the Republic of Turkey near the settlement of …

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All wildfires in Turkey taken under control

Turkish agriculture and forestry minister Bekir Pakdemirli on Thursday said all wildfires across the country were contained and authorities decided to suspend hunting activities in the fire-affected areas of southern Antalya and southwestern …

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Fire in Turkey's Bodrum taken under control

A fire broke out in grassy areas and macquis groves in the Turkish district of Bodrum in Muğla in the evening on August 10. The firefighting teams intervened into the fire from both land and air. While the flames spread fast to …

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Turkey to send 2 firefighting airplanes to Greece

Turkey will send two firefighting airplanes to Greece, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Monday in a phone call with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias. “I thanked him (Çavuşoğlu) as he informed me that …

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Heavy rains help extinguish fires in Antalya

The downpours that began in the wildfire resort region of Antalya in Turkey helped bring the fire under control, Western media report. Heavy rains are expected to last in the region at least until Saturday evening, TASS reports. …

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Turkey battle fierce fires as heatwave continues

In Turkey, 208 fires have lit up since July 28, and 12 were still ablaze on Friday, according to the Turkish presidency. Eight people have died and dozens have been hospitalised across the southern coasts of the country. In …

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Forest fires take hold across Turkey’s south

Turkey’s weeklong efforts to contain wildfires raging across the country paid off, but 13 fires that started this week and last are still bearing down on southern provinces Since July 28, when the first large-scale blazes broke …

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