Tag: fires

Tenerife in flames, thousands of citizens and tourists evacuated

Tenerife in flames, thousands of citizens and tourists evacuated

Enormous winds swept 41 kilometers into a mountainous national park on the Spanish island of Tenerife, fueled by hot, dry air, forcing authorities to evacuate thousands of locals and tourists who came to spend their holidays on the island. The fire is currently affecting the municipalities of Arafo, Candelaria, El Rosario, La Victoria, Santa Ursula, […]

Fires in Hawaii: only 4 victims identified, will take weeks to stabilize

Fires in Hawaii: only 4 victims identified, will take weeks to stabilize

The death toll in Hawaii is still rising. 101 people were killed in the fires that devastated the island of Maui, which virtually destroyed 2,000 buildings in the archipelago’s former capital, Lahaina. Of the 101 confirmed victims, only four have been identified. The process of recognizing the bodies has begun in the last few hours […]

Worst fire in US history, death toll rises in Hawaii

Worst fire in US history, death toll rises in Hawaii

The fires that devastated the Hawaiian island of Maui in 36 hours bring back a doomsday scenario. In addition to razing 2,000 buildings in the archipelago’s former capital, Lahaina, the flames destroyed homes and homes, causing $5.5 billion in damage (according to the US federal civil protection agency) and leaving thousands of families homeless: almost […]

Hawaii fires continue and death toll rises

Hawaii fires continue and death toll rises

There is no deadline on the Hawaiian island of Maui, where the situation is serious. Last evening, 11 August, new evacuation orders were issued by local authorities in Maui County after an outbreak was reported in Kaanapali, a western city about 6.5km north of Lahaina: in the evening the fire was under control. The new […]

A disability shelter caught fire: at least seven ‘potentially dead’

A disability shelter caught fire: at least seven ‘potentially dead’

In Alsace, on France’s eastern border, 11 people “potentially died” in a fire in a house rented by a disability association. From the statements made by the Upper Rhine Governorate, Elisabeth Borne, who is serving as the Prime Minister, is also going to the region considering the seriousness of the incident. The alarm was triggered […]

Terrible fires devastate Algeria: 34 dead

Terrible fires devastate Algeria: 34 dead

The number of people who lost their lives due to the terrible forest fires that affected 16 regions in Algeria rose to at least 34. The Algerian Interior Ministry announced this, stating that among the victims were ten soldiers who intervened to help the public and stop the flames. On the other hand, in the […]

Not only Rhodes, Corfu and Evia are in chaos due to fires

Not only Rhodes, Corfu and Evia are in chaos due to fires

The ongoing fires in Greece complicate the lives of the people and the holidays of tourists. Following the massive fires in Rhodes this weekend, fires also broke out on the islands of Evia and Corfu, two other destinations for travelers from around the world. Firefighters in Greece were already struggling to contain 82 fires across […]

Not only Rhodes, Corfu and Evia are in chaos due to fires

Not only Rhodes, Corfu and Evia are in chaos due to fires

The ongoing fires in Greece complicate the lives of the people and the holidays of tourists. Following the massive fires in Rhodes this weekend, fires also broke out on the islands of Evia and Corfu, two other destinations for travelers from around the world. Firefighters in Greece were already struggling to contain 82 fires across […]

Fires on the island of Rhodes, panicked tourists: “30,000 evacuees”. Alarm for an Italian family

Fires on the island of Rhodes, panicked tourists: “30,000 evacuees”. Alarm for an Italian family

The island of Rhodes is on fire, a critical situation for residents and for the many tourists who have chosen the Greek destination for their holidays. The fires that have been ravaging the island for days are now out of control: at least 30,000 people, many tourists, who had to leave their homes and hotels […]

Bus runs off the road and catches fire: at least 25 dead

Bus runs off the road and catches fire: at least 25 dead

Tragic accident that occurred when a private bus went off the road and caught fire during the night between Friday and Saturday while traveling on a highway in the Indian state of Maharashtra. At least twenty-five people were killed and eight injured. On its way to Pune city, the vehicle crashed into a pole and […]