Archiv für den Tag: island of Chios

Aug

17

2012

Wildfires in Europe

Abgelegt in Mother Earth

Wildfires in Europe have been spreading, fueled by the hot, dry climate and exceedingly hot summer. A resort area on the Atlantic coast of France, known for its 3 meter waves and pine forests is now burning. Two hundred firefighters are battling to save this coastal resort area. Already over 550 hectares of forest have been destroyed near the town of Lacanau. Around 200 firefighters have been deployed to tackle this wildfire close to a popular surfing resort on France’s Atlantic coast. People who want to flee the devastation are hampered by blocked roads. (more…)