Wildfires

Forest Wildfire in Lebanon

A forest fire hit the southern Sidon town of Maghdouche causing the evacuation of students and teachers at the nearby Al-Aila School. One rescue soldier was injured. The Army along with a helicopter have been dispatched to the area.

Lebanon forest fire firefighters

 

Two die in wildfires in Zimbabwe – vast areas razed

The Zimbabwe Environmental Management Agency has said at least two people have died as wildfires burned nearly a million hectares of remote bush land.

State radio said Monday the agency reported two confirmed deaths in sparsely-populated areas of Mashonaland East province.

The fires were fanned by winds a month before seasonal rains are set to start around November.

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