Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest fire in Corsica, France (2018-01-04)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-01-04 12:39:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-01-04 11:15:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
As of 2 January, several forest fires devastate northern Corsica, affected by the storm Eleanor and its strong winds. More than 1 500 hectares have been already burned. Six fires were active on 4 January while terrestrial and aerial firefighting means have been engaged in order to extinguish it in the most effective way.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Forest fire in Corsica, France (2018-01-04). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-01-04
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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42.472258768° N, 9.53979850281° E, 42.261814037° S, 9.415299113° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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