Wildfires – Croatia

Croatian water-bomber planes joined dozens of firefighters on Sunday to help contain a wildfire that killed one man on the Adriatic island of Hvar, Croatian media reported. The fire, which broke out early in the afternoon, threatened residential areas close to the town of Stari Grad. The man died when he tried to keep the flames away from his property.

Wildfires – Newfoundland

The federal government of Newfoundland and Labrador has declared a state of emergency in central Newfoundland as wildfires proceed to spiral uncontrolled. Fires in central Newfoundland have been burning for 2 weeks, and the biggest fireplace close to the Bay d’Espoir Freeway has compelled the continued closure of the one highway into and out of the Connaigre Peninsula.

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