wildfires

Georgian firefighters extinguishing fire in Ateni gorge

A helicopter and about 200 firefighters will try to put out fire at the Georgian village of Ormotsi, Ateni Gorge. "Special equipment is being used and a helicopter to put out the fire. The number of firefighters will increase to …

Read
Wildfires reported at 10 locations in Georgia

Ten active fires have been reported around Georgia today, mostly on the lower layers of forests, the Georgian Emergency Management Service said. There is a very low threat of the fire spreading to settled areas, the service …

Read
Fire breaks out at Bayanaul national park in Kazakhstan

About 500 people and 120 units of machinery are involved in extinguishing a large fire at the Bayanaul national park, Kazakhstan's emergency situations committee reported. According to the administration of the Pavlodar region, …

Read
Amazon in Brazil is on fire

Thousands of fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil - the most intense blazes for almost a decade. The northern states of Roraima, Acre, Rondônia and Amazonas have been particularly badly affected. The …

Read
Caucasus protects its forests

Residents of Kuban and North Caucasus act with a greater sense of responsibility towards protecting their forests during fire seasons, which is why the region traditionally has extremely low fire statistics compared to other Russian …

Read
Turkey struggling with forest fires

A total of 30 forest fires have been recorded in Turkey over the past three days. According to the Turkish media, forest fires were mainly registered in western provinces, where many resorts are located. As the media …

Read
Russian State Duma to analyze wildfire situation

The Russian State Duma's working group will analyze the wildfire situation on August 5. The Russian Defense Ministry’s special aviation group has joined the firefighting effort to prevent the blazes sweeping across …

Read
 Trump offers Putin to bolster trade

    U.S. President Donald Trump called Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday to offer U.S. help fighting Siberian wildfires and discuss trade, the White House spokesman …

Read
Another wildfire rages in Armenia

Hundreds of firefighters, forestry workers, and civilians battled a massive wildfire in central Armenia for the fourth consecutive day on September 6, Asbarez reports. The fire raged in a partly wooded area near Byurakan, a village 35 …

Read

Populars