Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest Fire in Jüterborg, Germany (2018-08-28)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-08-28 18:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-08-23 10:00:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
Since 23 of August, a forest fire has been burning in Brandenburg between the towns of Treuenbrietzen and of Jüterborg, spreading quickly overnight to engulf 400 hectares. Authorities advised residents of Berlin, Potsdam and neighbouring administrative districts to keep windows and doors shut due to smoke. More than 500 residents were evacuated to emergency shelters on 24 of August as the flames threatened to engulf three villages.

Reference maps produced: 4 Delineation maps produced: 4 Grading maps produced: 4

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Forest Fire in Jüterborg, Germany (2018-08-28). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-08-28
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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52.1288256186° N, 13.1639279903° E, 51.978017555° S, 12.864981405° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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