Another big wild fire broke out in Bulgaria's Rila Mountains. The fire started in a pine forest around 2:30 pm on October 28 above the village of Gorno Kraishte in Belitsa municipality. Dense black smoke rises above the forest, and large flames can be seen. Several firefighting teams are on site, BNT reported.
Stara Planina has been on fire since Sunday, with nearly 140 firefighters from across Serbia fighting it on extremely inaccessible terrain, along with the members of the Gendarmerie.
They mostly walk a few miles to the place, RTS reports. Pirot City Emergency Management Coordinator Sreten Savov said the situation was changing from hour to hour.
At least 19 people were killed and three were injured in a fire that broke out early Monday at a production facility in eastern China's Zhejiang province.
The fire broke out at a consumer goods factory shortly after 1:00 pm local time. Despite the rapid response of emergency teams, there are many casualties, BGNES reported.
Despite the tense operational situation in the country, over 2000 fires have been extinguished in the last seven days. For the next year, firefighters across the country will hold Fire Safety Week. Traditionally, various initiatives will be organized to raise the culture of people for safe fire behaviour and other incidents.
250 acres of oak forest and pastures burned yesterday near Vetren. The fire started from the old landfill of the city, which, according to the district government, should be safe. Throughout the night, firefighting teams from Pazardzhik and Belovo, as well as forestry officials, kepт a sharp eye on the flames. At the moment the fire is localized, but the smoke is settling over Vetren