Activation time (UTC): 2020-04-22 14:26:00
Event time (UTC): 2020-04-19 16:01:00
Event type: Wildfire (Land fire: brush, bush, pasture)
On 20 April 2020 at 07.45 UTC, a fire was reported to the State Fire Service in the Biebrza National Park. The fire rapidly spread in several directions, affecting a difficult-to-access area with a peat ground of 1200 ha. Numerous forces and resources are involved in fire fighting actions. At present, the fire area covers about 2500 ha.
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2020): Fire in Podlaskie Voivodeship, Poland (2020-04-22). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/e88e22eb-8e70-4f87-9fbf-5305b180cb3d
CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Emergency Management EMSR436 Copernicus EMS Mapping POL Copernicus Service Poland Emergency Rapid Mapping Wildfire
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