Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Fire in Sardinia, Italy (2019-07-17)


Activation time (UTC): 2019-07-17 07:52:00 Event time (UTC): 2019-07-13 08:00:00 Event type: Wildfire (Land fire: brush, bush, pasture)

Activation reason:
On 13 July 2019, a forest fire broke out in the central-eastern part of the island of Sardinia, near the city of Tortolì, in Ogliastra. The fire affected about 800 hectares of Mediterranean scrub. According to regional authorities, 12 helicopters and one Canadair were deployed in order to control the fire. Preventive evacuation of several houses, campings and closest beaches in the area was carried out.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2019):  Fire in Sardinia, Italy (2019-07-17). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2019-07-17
Landing page
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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39.9211097° N, 9.6875316° E, 39.8569824° S, 9.6444673° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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