Activation time (UTC): 2021-04-08 11:02:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-04-07 08:00:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)
In the morning of 7 April 2021, the Val Cannobina mountains, near Lake Maggiore, were affected by a large forest fire. Strong foehn winds fuelled the fire, which is still active affecting a large area of the forest. Several teams of Fire Fighters and two aerial fire-fighting amphibious aircraft of the air operations centre of the Italian Civil Protection have been deployed.
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2021): Forest fire in Piedmont region, Italy (2021-04-08). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/2a229e33-36ba-4296-b5b8-9e73928dd2c7
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