Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest fire in Castellón, Spain (2015-08-10)


Activation time (UTC): 2015-08-10 09:36:00 Event time (UTC): 2015-07-07 17:30:00 Event type: Forest fire, wild fire

Activation reason:
A forest fire caused by a lightning strike on July 7th close to the villages of Montán and Caudiel caused damage over an area of 417 hectares. The fire was extinguished on July 20th. The affected area is close to the "Natural Park of Sierra de Espada" which suffered a devastating wildfire 21 years ago.

Reference products: 0 Delineation products: 1 Grading products: 1

Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2015):  Forest fire in Castellón, Spain (2015-08-10). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
Related resources

Data access

Additional information
Issue date 2015-08-10
Landing page
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Geographic information

No additional information

Geographic bounding box

40.0408156485° N, -0.504148773584° E, 39.9950859462° S, -0.58127171384° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

Please be aware that the information and links provided in the metadata above are maintained in distributed and heterogeneous information systems. Although we strive to maintain and keep links and information updated, this may not always be possible because of changes that are not registered and updated in the relevant information systems. Please, help us to maintain the system updated by indicating broken links or any other outdated information by contacting the relevant contact point. You can also inform us using the "Contact" link of this page.