Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest Fire in Valencia, Spain (2018-08-07)

Description

Activation time (UTC): 2018-08-07 10:32:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-08-06 20:40:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
Since 6 August, a fire has been burning in Valencia. As a result of multiple wildfires, approximately 2500 people were evacuated preventively from their homes as firefighters battled multiple forest fires. According to the information available on 7 August, this fire has already burnt about 1500 hectares of land.

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Forest Fire in Valencia, Spain (2018-08-07). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/bbdf68d5-fdd8-4163-9da6-033c8d9250fa
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Issue date 2018-08-07
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR305
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/bbdf68d5-fdd8-4163-9da6-033c8d9250fa
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39.0054350271° N, -0.264599413906° E, 38.9501634901° S, -0.351242729937° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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