Forest Fires Cost, ALL 66 Million
Albanian Daily News
Published August 11, 2017
Heatwave is becoming too expensive for Albania. The Ministry of the Environment made public on Friday the financial cost of the forest fires during this summer, which is estimated to be ALL 66 million.
But the environmental damage is even more. According to this ministry, flames engulfed and destroyed 1.100 hectares of forests and pastures all over the country.
Most of the fires were caused due to negligence helped even by the extreme weather. So far, 20 persons were arrested.