Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest fire in Artenara, Spain (2019-08-13)

Description

Activation time (UTC): 2019-08-13 12:31:00 Event time (UTC): 2019-08-10 13:16:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
On 10/08/2019, a fire started in the Municipality of Artenara, which is in the western part of Gran Canaria Island. As a consequence of this fire, hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate their homes. The municipalities of Tejeda, Artenara and Gáldar are among the villages where people were told to leave their homes.

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2019):  Forest fire in Artenara, Spain (2019-08-13). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/54160dc9-23a8-4fdb-a79a-3bd85a30d8b1
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Issue date 2019-08-13
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR379
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/54160dc9-23a8-4fdb-a79a-3bd85a30d8b1
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28.0528699254° N, -15.5730816187° E, 27.9732729337° S, -15.6774573176° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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