Locked content Twice as many forest fires in 2018 as last year – State Forests

State forests authority Lasy Państwe told PAP that the number of fires in forests is already twice as high as last year. In 2017, nearly 3,600 fires were reported, while in H1 2018 alone, there were almost 6,000. As many as 37 percent of the fires are caused by people, mainly by cigarette buds, matc...

Locked content 74 dead in Greece wildfire, including two Poles

At least 74 people died in the wildfires in Greece, which broke out on Monday afternoon near Athens, rescue services announced on Tuesday evening. Another 187 is injured, including 23 children. Two Poles, a mother and her son, also died when the boat they had been evacuated on, drowned. Greece’s Pri...