Posts Tagged forest fire

Fire raging near Ukraine’s Chernobyl poses radiation risk, say activists

UNTV News   •   April 14, 2020

A huge forest fire in Ukraine that has been raging for more than a week is now just one kilometer from the defunct Chernobyl nuclear power plant and poses a...

19 people killed in massive forest fire in southwestern China

UNTV News   •   March 31, 2020

A massive forest fire in southwestern China has killed 19 people, according to a state media report on Tuesday (March 31). Eighteen firefighters and a local guide were confirmed dead,...

75 hectares of forest land in Tublay, Benguet engulfed in fire

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 24, 2020

About 75 hectares of forest land was engulfed in flames during a forest fire in Tublay, Benguet. Authorities estimated that the fire started on February 19 in Sitio Nalseb and...

Haze triggers health issues for Indonesian orangutans, rehab center swings into treatment mode

UNTV News   •   September 18, 2019

More than thirty orangutans in Kalimantan on Tuesday (September 17) were being treated at a rehabilitation center suffering from respiratory issues triggered by smokey forest fires in Indonesia. Officials from...

Bolivia mourns losses as wildfire fight rages on

FREEMA Gloria   •   September 18, 2019

Bolivia’s battle against wildfires rages on as the country uses any resource it can, from a 747 Supertanker to the humble shovels and machetes of volunteer fire-fighters, to bring a...

Forest fire burns Cristo Rey monument area in Colombia

Jeck Deocampo   •   September 11, 2019

Emergency officials stepped in after massive fire burns near tourist spots in Colombia on Tuesday (September 10) Video shared with Reuters showed the fire burning mass areas of the hill...

Indonesia’s haze may reach Luzon – PAGASA

admin   •   October 26, 2015

MANILA, Philippines — The thick haze from uncontrolled forest fires in Indonesia has been affecting neighboring countries including the Philippines for weeks. The haze has already reached Mindanao and Visayas....

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