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Serbia sent to Greece firefighters to extinguish the fire on Mount Athos

Group Serbian firefighters arrived to Greece to help with extinguishing a forest fire on the powerful peninsula of Mount Athos, said Friday fire protection.

Mount Athos is a thousand-year monastic republic, whose monasteries included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Fire spreads the third day, at one point he was not far from the Serbian monastery Chilandar, but not hurt him. Thursday was partially evacuated Ouranoupolis resort town where pilgrims go to Mount Athos.

Group of 49 Serbian firefighters arrived in Greece, and now goes to the place of extinguishing the fire, said the fire department. Serbia has expressed a

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A fire in the reserve near Alma-Ata completely eradicated

Forest fire caused Aug. 22 in the Ile-Alatau State National Park near the southern capital of Kazakhstan, Alma-Ata, liquidated, said Friday press service of the republican Ministry of Agriculture.

The fire occurred on the territory of the National Park in the evening on August 22. Fire once covered about 18 hectares. From the nearby children's camp evacuated about 300 people.

"The elimination of fire took place on Friday, August 24, 12 hours and 45 minutes (10.45 MSK)", — the press-service.

The area affected by the fire of the state forest fund was 21 hectares.

To extinguish the fire were attracted

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On board a Canadian submarine came fire

Ignition in the compartment due on Tuesday came on board the Canadian diesel submarine "Victoria"Moored on the basis Eskimalt (Province of British Columbia).

As the captain of the submarine told reporters Christopher Ellis, the fire was "insignificant" and the smoke from it is not leaked to other compartments.

At the time of fire on board the submarine were 6 crew members, and they have taken steps to shut down the equipment from the power supply. Employees fire service base is rapidly put out the fire, reports ITAR-TASS.

"Victoria"- One of four submarines of class" Upholder "that Canada acquired from Britain

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Brazilian Navy on the aircraft carrier Sao Paulo there was a fire

ITAR-TASS news agency, according to the press service of the Navy Department Brazil, fire the ship began in a cockpit, located aft. Aircraft carrier was in Rio de Janeiro, at the base of the pier of the Navy.

The communiqué Navy press service of Brazil emphasized that fire was extinguished by the crew. Possible cause of ignition — kutsee circuit.

Curiously, this Brazilian aircraft carrier Not for the first time enters the reports of incidents. In 2005, due to the steam line break on its board three sailors were killed and 6 wounded. Then within a couple of years

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Giant clouds of smoke rising above the burning of forests in the U.S.

Because of the nature of fire in the center of Washington destroyed 70 homes, burned nearly 40 square miles of meadows, forests and bushes, reports the Associated Press. Rescuers can not determine direction of the fire, so the state government evacuated more than 400 people.

According to the agency, at least 10 states are raging wildfires. The largest of them are marked in isolated outback. Fight fire rescuers have a strong wind and a temperature above 40 degrees.

"For decades, shrubs grew too thick, besides they are very dry.'s Why the fire spread so quickly," — commented the representative

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Swept the world natural disasters

 

Tornadoes in the U.S. state of Missouri has claimed 89 lives. Forecasters are not encouraging — the season of tornadoes in the United States is not over. And again focused the attention of Europeans to the eruption of a volcano in Iceland — it woke Grimsvotn. Meteorologists are at a loss: a volcanic cloud will cover the Old World, as it was last year, when, because of ash in the atmosphere to stop flights over Europe. Disasters and Russia — there are burning Siberian forests. On the natural disasters in the world

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Swept the world natural disasters

Tornadoes in the U.S. state of Missouri has claimed 89 lives. Forecasters are not encouraging — the season of tornadoes in the United States is not over. And again focused the attention of Europeans to the eruption of a volcano in Iceland — it woke Grimsvotn. Meteorologists are at a loss: a volcanic cloud will cover the Old World, as it was last year, when, because of ash in the atmosphere to stop flights over Europe. Disasters and Russia — there are burning Siberian forests. On the natural disasters in the world — the material

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A state of emergency was introduced in the Altai due to fires

Emergency was introduced in several areas because of the high fire danger Altai, chances go wildfires from the Republic of Kazakhstan, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday, a representative of Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Altai Territory. In September 2010, a fire began to spread from the Russian-Kazakh border to the Mikhailovsky district of the Altai Territory. Burned a large part of the village Nikolaevka and three houses in the village of Bastan. Left homeless nearly 1.3 thousand. The total area affected by cross-border fire, was 12.945 thousand hectares, including forest — 10.244 thousand. Damaged 1.66 million cubic meters of

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Metropolitan fire June 21, 1547

In 1547 Moscow was preparing for an operation to capture of Kazan. The main instrument of which was to assist in the implementation of this goal, the number of gunpowder, the congestion in the town in unlimited quantities. But their role in the fate of Kazan, he did not play. During the terrible fire, enacted in Moscow on June 21 1547 year, all the powder in store was destroyed. The magnitude of this fire were just awful. "The fire was pouring like a river — writes Karamzin — and soon broke Kremlin, China Town. Large Posad … The crackling fire

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In Belgium and Germany rehabilitate burned at the stake

In Belgium and Germany rehabilitate "witches" and "witches" burned at the stake

The authorities of Belgium and Germany started the rehabilitation of local people who were in the XVII century church found guilty of witchcraft and burned at the stake, according to NEWSru Israel.

In particular, such steps taken municipality Belgian resort of Newport, which recognized a tragic mistake penalty 15 "witches" and 2 "witches" were burned alive during the period 1602-till 1652, and the city council of Cologne German, rehabilitated, 37 witches were executed in 1627 on charges of having links with the devil.

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