Activation time (UTC): 2017-08-05 08:00:00
Event time (UTC): 2017-07-31 23:00:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)
The country's heat wave led to the outbreak of fires in some forests in the centre and Northwest of the country, which spread to hundreds of hectares of trees and green spaces. Fire-fighters are struggling to put the fire down because of the high temperatures and the sirocco.
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2017): Forest fires in Bizerte, Tunisia (2017-08-05). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/674cbf6b-be39-4109-8c25-bced1ce481af
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