Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Fires in Spain (2015-07-09)


Activation time (UTC): 2015-07-09 13:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2015-07-05 14:00:00 Event type: Forest fire, wild fire

Activation reason:
On July 5th at 14 pm a forest fire began in the municipality of Quesada in Jaén province. The fire has spread to neighbouring municipalities like Larva and Huesa. On July 8th at 10 am, a second forest fire began in the area of Lujar in Granada province. The fire reached other municipalities like Rubite, Gualchos-Castell de Ferro, Órgiva, and Motril. Both fires are active at the moment of the activation.

Reference products: 0 Delineation products: 35 Grading products: 28

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2015):  Fires in Spain (2015-07-09). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2015-07-09
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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37.7937783314° N, -2.94118997073° E, 36.7044842928° S, -3.57569198909° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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