Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Fire in Sweden (2014-08-04)


Activation time (UTC): 2014-08-04 13:59:00 Event time (UTC): 2014-07-31 11:00:00 Event type: Forest fire, wild fire

Activation reason:
There is an ongoing wildfire in the Swedish forests between Hallstahammar and Sala. The fire isn't under control. An area about 1000–1500 hectars is on fire and the firefighters haven't been able to hinder the fire. The fire have spread since Sunday afternoon (3rd of August). Weather conditions will worsen the situation in the coming days with temperatures above +30° C and stronger winds. In total the fire is burning approximatly 10000 hectars.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2014):  Fire in Sweden (2014-08-04). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2014-08-04
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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60.0386945857° N, 16.346272691° E, 59.8095625735° S, 15.9488549678° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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