Firefighters in Spain allowed residents to return to abandoned homes

Firefighters in Spain have evacuated residents and tourists to Spain's Costa del Sol to return to abandoned homes and hotels, Reuters reported.

Forest fire started last Thursday near the town of Coin. During the night the fire spread to the territory of the municipalities of Marbella, Mijas and Alhaurin el Grande. Area covered by the fire, stretched for 30 kilometers. Because of the risk of further spread of fire on Friday authorities evacuated more than 5,000 people, including tourists.

To extinguish flames were mobilized more than 400 firefighters and soldiers. To prevent the fire spreading to small towns, fire has

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Number of forest fires in Russia during day increased from 10 to 15 seats

Number of forest fires in Russia for the last day has increased from 10 to 15 seats, the most difficult situation was created in the forests of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, the Federal Forestry Agency (FFA).

"As of Tuesday morning on the forest lands Russia has 15 forest fires in the area of 339 hectares. In Krasnoyarsk Territory are nine forest fires in the area of 221 hectares in the Tomsk region — four forest fires in the area of 44 hectares, in the Kamchatka region — two forest fire in the area of 74 hectares, "- said in a statement.

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The area of forest fires in Siberia for the day rose to 265 hectares of forest

Number of forest fires in Siberia for the day has almost doubled — to 13, the area covered by fires, increased by 29%, according to the District Department of Forestry.

"Today, the district has 13 forest fires in the area of 265 hectares. Fires registered in the Krasnoyarsk and Tomsk region", — stated in the department.

Monday morning in Siberia was noted seven forest fires on the area of 206 hectares.

Eliminate over the past day have nine registered previously and new forest fires in the area of 41 hectares.

According to authorities, the threat settlements and economy in the

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Wildfires threaten another 25 regions of Russia — Ministry of Emergency Situations

The highest fire rating class set of 25 subjects the Russian regions because of possible forest and peat fires, told RIA Novosti on Monday, spokesman for the National Center for Crisis Management (National Emergency Management Center) Emergency Ministry.

"Upgraded fire danger (to the fourth and fifth) in Khabarovsk Krai, Novosibirsk and Tomsk regions," — said the source, adding that all such classes is introduced in 25 regions of the Far East, Siberia, the Urals, Southern, North-Caucasian and North -Western Federal District.

According to him, in Russia continue to operate ten wildfires total area of 446.6 hectares. In the past days

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Number of forest fires in Russia over the weekend dropped from 12 to 10 seats

Number of forest fires in Russia over the weekend has fallen from 12 to 10 seats, the most difficult situation is stored in forests Kamchatka, the Federal Forestry Agency (FFA).

"As of Monday morning on the forest lands are ten forest fires in the area of 447 hectares. Four of the fires are in the Krasnoyarsk Territory in the area 162 hectares, three — in Kamchatka on the area 241 hectares, and three — in the Tomsk region in the area 44 hectare, "- said in a statement.

According to the summary of the forest department, over the past day

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Area of forest fires in Siberia continues to grow

The area of natural fires in Siberia continued to grow on Monday morning off more than 200 hectares of forest, according to the District Department of Forestry.

"Today, in the district has seven forest fires in the area 206 hectares. Fires registered in the Krasnoyarsk and Tomsk region. Three fires on the area 37 hectares, according to operational data already located," — said in a statement.

On Friday, seven were recorded forest fires in the area of 158 hectares in the Krasnoyarsk region.

The Office notes that only in the last day by the Forest Service eliminated 14 new and

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Fires in Albania trying to extinguish the whole of Europe

The situation with the fire in the Balkan region remains difficult. For more than a week of fighting fire in Albania with hard to reach ignition, to arise in the mountainous terrain. Starting from August 17, 2012 in the mountains of the country there were 35 forest fires. Local firefighters tried to put out with the help of Turkish helicopters and two commercial airplanes.

Hardest-hit south-eastern Albania, where for a long time was hot and dry weather. However to date on plains and in the mountains ah extinguished or brought under the control of more than 300 fires. Extinguishing

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Three hundred tourists were evacuated in southern Spain because of forest fires

Three hundred tourists from Britain evacuated in the province of Malaga in southern Spain because of forest fires, killed an elderly British, wrote Saturday Newspaper Sun.

Forest fire started on Thursday evening near the town of Coin (Conn). During the night the fire spread to the territory of the municipalities of Marbella, Mijas (Mijas) and Alhaurin el Grande (Alhaurin el Grande). Area covered by the fire, stretched for 30 kilometers. Because of the risk of further spread of fire on Friday authorities evacuated more than 5,000 people, including tourists.

Charred body of 78-year-old man was found on Friday in Marbella.

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Spanish fire got to the resort town of Marbella

Several thousand residents were evacuated after a major fire, one stray out of control in the southern parts of Spain and get to the resort town of Marbella on the coast of the Costa del Sol.

The fire started near the port city of Malaga August 30, 2012 in the afternoon and spread to the west, amplified strong winds and high temperatures. Two people suffered burns moderately, and several thousand people have been evacuated to a sports center. Many homes were destroyed in flames.

Region of the Costa del Sol is especially popular for its beaches and nightlife

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Victim of forest fires raging in southern Spain, was a man

One person was killed in a forest fire raging in southern Spain in the province of Malaga, said on Friday AFP citing local authorities.

According to the authorities, firefighters found the body of an elderly man near the burned house.

"Found the body of an elderly man, we can not identify him," — the words of a leading agency of the firemen involved in extinguishing the fire in the region. Currently, firefighters dismantled debris burned house and are looking for a man his wife, the fate of which is still unknown.

Forest fire started on Thursday evening near the town

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