Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest fire in Corsica, France (2019-02-24)


Activation time (UTC): 2019-02-24 10:11:00 Event time (UTC): 2019-02-24 09:30:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
On the night of the 23rd of February 2019 several fires were declared on the island of Corsica, France. The worst of these fires lies to the south of Calenzana, Haute-Corse Department, where many hectares are reported as burnt (French Civil Security). At present, the fire is heading towards Bonifato Forest. The service is requested to monitor this fire as or if it evolves.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2019):  Forest fire in Corsica, France (2019-02-24). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2019-02-24
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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42.534894811° N, 8.93641968207° E, 42.4010933591° S, 8.70150782134° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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