Title: Forest fires in Bizerte, Tunisia (2017-08-05)
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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|Data theme(s)||Regions and cities; Science and technology|
|EuroVoc domain(s)||72 GEOGRAPHY|
|Geographic bounding box||
37.246315284° N, 9.36346793845° E, 37.0140686331° S, 9.08555038276° W
|Coordinate Reference System||ETRS89 / LAEA Europe|