Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest fire in Aveiro District, Portugal (2019-09-07)


Activation time (UTC): 2019-09-07 13:30:00 Event time (UTC): 2019-09-05 11:30:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
The 5th of September several fires appears around the areas of Aveiro in Portugal, the Governement extended the emergency status due to the high risk of fire in the nearly forests. The highways were blocked due to the strong fires, all the emergency sevices and infrustuctures are available for the citizens.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2019):  Forest fire in Aveiro District, Portugal (2019-09-07). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2019-09-07
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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40.7164573669° N, -8.42507457733° E, 40.6297988892° S, -8.59349155426° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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