Activation time (UTC): 2014-08-04 13:59:00 Event time (UTC): 2014-07-31 11:00:00 Event type: Forest fire, wild fire
There is an ongoing wildfire in the Swedish forests between Hallstahammar and Sala. The fire isn't under control. An area about 1000–1500 hectars is on fire and the firefighters haven't been able to hinder the fire. The fire have spread since Sunday afternoon (3rd of August). Weather conditions will worsen the situation in the coming days with temperatures above +30° C and stronger winds. In total the fire is burning approximatly 10000 hectars.
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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.
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- Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR096]: Fire in Sweden (2014-08-04) Tillfälliga uppgifter
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