Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest Fire in Sithonia, Greece (2018-10-26)

Description

Activation time (UTC): 2018-10-26 08:43:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-10-25 03:40:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
A forest fire broke out in 25-10-2018 in Sithonia area, 100 Km southeast from Thessaloniki in a pine forest. The village of Sarti is under threat and the relocation of its residents is under consideration as a preventative measure. According to Fire Service 142 personnel with 69 vehicles, plus 32 hand crew firefighters, plus 4 firefighting airplanes and 5 firefighting helicopters, are involved in the operation to bring the fire under control.

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Forest Fire in Sithonia, Greece (2018-10-26). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/b91584ec-c979-4aef-9289-a4e8d5cb9606
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Issue date 2018-10-26
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR331
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/b91584ec-c979-4aef-9289-a4e8d5cb9606
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40.1419252439° N, 24.0041323389° E, 40.0705327951° S, 23.8903929438° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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