Summer Heat Sparks 8 Wildfires in 24-Hours
Albanian Daily News
Published July 29, 2017
Some 9 wildfires were registered during the last 24-hours in the districts of Shkodra, Dibra, Vlora and Gjirokastra. Tens of acres of forests and pastures were engulfed by the flames encouraged by the strong winds.
A large number of firefighters, supported by firefighting vehicles battled for hours with the flames to prevent the situation from getting worst. A number of voluntaries and Army’s troops helped the firefighters to place the flames under control.
The National Civil Emergencies experts are continuously monitoring the fires situation in the entire territory. They renew the appeal to the citizens to immediately report any sign of blaze in the emergency numbers or the police numbers.